Halloween is celebrated every year on October 31st. Halloween will be celebrated on Thursday this year. Before Halloween, Spotify announced the most listened songs on Halloween. Old hits and rock songs topped the Most Popular Halloween Songs List.

Michael Jackson’s legendary song Thr Thriller ilk ranks first among the most popular songs on Halloween-themed playlists in the world for the last 3 years, while Ray Parker’s Jr.’s 80s hit ‘Ghostbusters’ is second, Bobby ‘Boris’. Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers’ song ‘Monster Mash’ is third. Ozzy Osbourne’s’ Bark at the Moon ‘, The Rolling Stones’ Sympathy for the Devil’, Cranberries’ ‘Zombie’ songs are among the top 10 rock songs on Halloween.

AC / DC ‘Highway to Hell’, which is one of the most listened songs during 2017, has tripled last year’s Halloween.

The habit of celebrating halloween dates back to centuries and continues to spread rapidly throughout the world. It is possible to say that there are sectors on special costumes, food and make-up, especially for the children who love this holiday. With realistic make-up, people resort to various tricks to scare each other.

Although America is considered to be the most enthusiastic use of Halloween, it ranks third among the countries that listen to Halloween songs the most. The countries that listened the most are Canada and Ireland, the birthplace of the Halloween tradition.

The popularity of Halloween in the world is also increasing. According to Spotify data, song rest rates on Halloween outside the US doubled in 2016 and 2017.

According to Halloween data in the last 3 years, the most listened songs in the world at Halloween are:

Halloween Songs:

  1. Michael Jackson – Thriller
  2. Ray Parker, Jr. – Ghostbusters
  3. Bobby “Boris” Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers – Monster Mash
  4. Blue Öyster Cult – The Reaper
  5. AC / DC – Highway to Hell
  6. The Citizens of Halloween – This is Halloween
  7. Warren Zevon – Werewolves Of London
  8. Rockwell – Somebody’s Watching Me
  9. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – A Nightmare on My Street
  10. Santana – Black Magic Woman
  11. The Citizens of Halloween – This is Halloween
  12. Marilyn Manson – This is Halloween
Carla Rodrigues
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