And the beat goes on: what London’s listening to
Last week we hit 100,000 Spotify-enabled trips taken in London – that’s a hundred thousand riders DJing from the back seat and thousands of drivers having a cheeky sing-a-long in the front (the cheesier, the better, and believe us when we say they know all the words…). It’s safe to say London is truly getting into the groove.
To celebrate this symphony of sound, we pitched the Uber London team against Uber London partner-drivers in a battle of the beats to compile the best playlist.
Vote for your favourite below and we’ll reveal on Monday who you can thank for those banging tunes and who deserves a shaming for the duff notes.
And it’s the Uber partner-drivers who win hands down! With Bob Marley, Careless Whisper and Lionel Richie closing it out (we won’t even comment on ‘He’s a Pirate’ by Klaus Badelt), the Uber London team has been truly out-played.
Looking for some inspiration on your next ride through town? We’ve picked the top-played songs for different times of the day and night. Unsurprisingly, Uptown Funk took the top spot at every time of the day or night, played on nearly 1000 UberMUSIC trips (time to use the Spotify Discover feature, people?) but click on the blue headings to see the pick of the rest.
Thinking out loud – Ed Sheeran
Love me like you do – Ellie Goulding
Big Pimpin’ – Jay Z
Take me to Church – Hozier
Firestone – Kygo
Elastic Hearth – Sia
Real love – Clean Bandit, Jess Glyne
Prayer in C – Robin Schulz
Up – Olly Murs and Demi Lovato
My head is a jungle – MK Remix
Let it go – Idina Menzel, Frozen
Like I can – Sam Smith
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