20+ Music Facts That You Probably Didn’t Know About

Everyone enjoys music right? Well not everybody but we can all agree that music is universal, regardless of which type we prefer.

What is it about music that appeals to us so much? Perhaps it’s because music has the ability to elicit strong emotional responses in us.

Consider this: we can all recall at least one song that evokes emotion in us when we hear it.

It could have been a song that was performed during your high school graduation.

Perhaps it’s a music that will forever remind you of a heartbreaking breakup but below are some of the facts, our followers sent us on social media and email!

Here are 20+ crazy music facts that might just blow your mind!

Adele and Jessie J went to the same performing arts high school and used to sing together during lunch.

Dolly Parton wrote the legendary songs “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You” in the same day.

Freddie Mercury allegedly snuck Princess Diana into a gay club back in the ’80s by dressing her up in an army jacket and sunglasses.

Ed Sheeran slept on Jamie Foxx’s couch for six weeks before he made it big in the music business.

Taylor Swift was actually named after legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor.

Musicians Have Shorter Life Spans Than the General Population.

In Ariana Grande’s music video for “God Is a Woman,” Madonna was the voice of God.

Elvis Presley was actually a natural blonde and his stylist dyed his hair dark in the ’50s by mixing shampoo, vitamin capsules, aloe vera, and herbs together.

Growing up Harry Styles was in a band called White Eskimo.

“Barbie Girl” by Aqua has reached 1 BILLION views on YouTube. This is their first song to achieve this.

Some People Feel Nothing Toward Music.

Shakira was the first person to have more than 100 million likes on Facebook.

Queen hit song Bohemian Rhapsody is the most-streamed song from the 20th century.

Taylor Swift is the first female artist in Spotify history to have 10 albums with over 1 billion streams.

Whitney Houston’s The Bodyguard soundtrack is the best-selling soundtrack album of all time.

Rod Stewart Hosted the Largest Ever Free Concert.

Fender Could Not Play the Guitar

Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez used to be on Barney & Friends together before they became iconic pop singers.

Katy Perry was the first person to have more than 100 million followers on Twitter.

SOUR’ by Olivia Rodrigo has reached 6 BILLION streams on Spotify. It’s the fastest album to achieve this in the platform’s history.

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