Newswire: Pandora’s 10 most-liked songs confirm most people have terrible taste in music

Pandora, the Internet radio site famous for not being Spotify (and for not being a fan of licensing fees), has been asking you to give a digital thumbs-up or thumbs-down to the songs it plays for more than 10 years. After announcing that its listeners had now voted more than 50 billion times to either approve or disapprove of songs, Buzzfeed requested a list of the top 10 most-liked songs in the radio site’s history. Unsurprisingly, it turns out that most of the songs that Planet Earth approves of are, analytically speaking, garbage.

Running through the list, we find a common theme: loving someone, being loved, or no longer doing either. The other theme, unfortunately, is a penchant for horrible music. The number 10 spot is occupied by The Fray, whose “How To Save A Life” is the perfect solution for people who find Counting Crows much too edgy …

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