The 20 catchiest songs of all time

Below is the list of 20 songs arranged by how quickly they could be identified.

  • Spice Girls - Wannabe: 2.29 seconds
  • Lou Bega - Mambo No 5: 2.48 seconds
  • Survivor - Eye of the Tiger: 2.62 seconds
  • Lady Gaga - Just Dance: 2.66 seconds
  • ABBA - SOS: 2.73 seconds
  • Roy Orbison - Pretty Woman: 2.73 seconds
  • Michael Jackson - Beat It: 2.80 seconds
  • Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You: 2.83 seconds
  • The Human League - Don't You Want Me: 2.83 seconds
  • Aerosmith - I Don't Want to Miss a Thing: 2.84 seconds
  • Lady Gaga - Poker Face: 2.88 seconds
  • Hanson - MMMbop: 2.89 seconds
  • Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never: 2.91 seconds
  • Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet: 2.94 seconds
  • Michael Jackson - Billie Jean: 2.97 seconds
  • Culture Club - Karma Chameleon: 2.99 seconds
  • Britney Spears - Baby One More Time: 2.99 seconds
  • Elvis Presley - Devil in Disguise: 3.01 seconds
  • Boney M - Rivers of Babylon: 3.03 seconds
  • Elton John - Candle in the Wind: 3.04 seconds

Read the associated article to explain the list first and then play the full version of Hooked On Music yourself.

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