Are you a person who walks around with a catchy song repeating in your head? Scientists have pinpointed top 20 most memorable and recognizable ear-worms of the past 70 years. And who is the winner?
It’s “Wannabe” by British girl band Spice Girls. Song released in overwhelming time of 90’s pop music. Even though it turned 18 this year, ‘Wannabe” is still held as the best selling single by a female group in the world!
The reason of this list is actually pretty scientific. Researchers said that the Museum of science and industry in Manchester , England, had 1200 participants play four different theme games to recognize songs. Players took 2,29 seconds to identify the number one “Wannabe”, beating up the number two song by 0,0019 of a second.
The second place took “Mambo no.5″ song by Lou Bega, following by two other American bands and Swedish Abba.
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