Facebook Data For NFL Fans' Music Preferences Released; Indianapolis Colts Fans Love Nickelback
Facebook demographics are all the rage these days, especially when it comes to sports-related maps.
But Billboard recently requested a different type of "survey" — They wanted to figure out which artists each NFL fan base likes listening to more than the average Joe.
So it's not just the sheer number of "likes" from a specific fan base, but how much of a higher proportion a specific base "likes" a particular artist when compared to other fan bases.
Some of the results are pretty hilarious. Check 'em out here:
- Arizona Cardinals - Pitbull
- Atlanta Falcons - T.I.
- Baltimore Ravens - Wiz Khalifa
- Buffalo Bills - The Beatles
- Carolina Panthers - Ludacris
- Chicago Bears - Michael Jackson
- Cincinnati Bengals - Waka Flocka Flame
- Cleveland Browns - Machine Gun Kelly
- Dallas Cowboys - Shakira
- Denver Broncos - Maroon 5
- Detroit Lions - Kid Rock
- Green Bay Packers - LMFAO
- Houston Texans - George Strait
- Indianapolis Colts - Nickelback
- Jacksonville Jaguars - T-Pain
- Kansas City Chiefs - Tech N9ne
- Miami Dolphins - Black Eyes Peas
- Minnesota Vikings - AC/DC
- New England Patriots - Akon
- New Orleans Saints - Lil Wayne
- New York Giants - Jay-Z
- New York Jets - 50 Cent
- Oakland Raiders - Snoop Dogg
- Philadelphia Eagles - Drake
- Pittsburgh Steelers - Usher
- San Diego Chargers - Bob Marley
- San Francisco 49ers - E-40
- Seattle Seahawks - Macklemore
- St. Louis Rams - Nelly
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Metallica
- Tennessee Titans - Jason Aldean
- Washington Redskins - Wale
Most of these make a lot of sense — Macklemore, Tech N9ne and Kid Rock are local artists who have endeared themselves to resident football fans for years.
But some are just totally out of whack. For instance, Green Bay seems to have never moved on from their LMFAO phase, and Indianapolis is apparently the last safe place for Nickelback to play a show.
For whatever reason, Buffalo loves The Beatles exponentially more than the rest of the country, and Minnesota simply can't get enough of AC/DC.
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