Music can motivate you to workout. Picture: Pexels
Music can motivate you to workout. Picture: Pexels

World’s most popular home workout songs revealed

By Lifestyle reporter Time of article published Apr 19, 2020

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For many people, listening to music when working out is key to keeping energized and motivated. 

In fact, there’s scientific evidence that suggests that the music you listen to during exercise can improve your endurance and help you feel more positive whilst training.   

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, people around the world are adjusting their exercise routines – moving from group classes and gym sessions to workouts in their living room, kitchens and gardens. 

According to Google Trends searches around working out at home have risen by 488 percent, showing just how much demand has grown for keeping fit at home.

New research from  PureGym  reveals the most popular artists and songs streamed globally for home workouts, to help give your home workout a boost.

PureGym crunched the data of over 900 home workout playlists on Spotify to pinpoint the favourite songs and artists that people around the world are listening to whilst they workout at home.   

The data showed that Dua Lipa’s ‘Don’t Start Now’ that is the most popular home workout song – appearing in 12 percent of all home workout playlists. The British singer appears twice in the top 15, with her aptly named song ‘Physical’ the fourth most popular song to listen to whilst exercising at home.

Eminem is the most popular artist to listen to whilst working out at home. The rapper appears on a third of all home workout playlists. Dua Lipa and Kanye West follow, featuring on 259 and 246 home workout playlists respectively.

Top 10 Most Popular Home Workout Artists (based on number of playlists featured in)
  1. Eminem: 305
  2. Dua Lipa: 259
  3. Kanye West:246
  4. Drake: 234
  5. Beyoncé: 223
  6. David Guetta:203
  7. The Weeknd:190
  8. Calvin Harris:172 and Lady Gaga:172
  9. Rihanna: 171
  10. Ariana Grande:160
Top 10 Most Popular Home Workout Songs (based on number of playlists featured in)
  1. Don't Start Now - Dua Lipa: 117
  2. Blinding Lights - The Weeknd: 101
  3. Stupid Love - Lady Gaga:82
  4. Physical - Dua Lipa:77
  5. Dance Monkey - Tones And I: 66
  6. Roses - Imanbek Remix-SAINt JHN: 61
  7. The Box - Roddy Ricch:53
  8. Lose Control - MEDUZA:49
  9. ROXANNE - Arizona Zervas:47
  10. 'Till I Collapse - Eminem :43 and RITMO (Bad Boys For Life) - Black Eyed Peas:43
 

       




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