24 of the chart’s 25 positions are made up of titles seeing gains related to worldwide protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Of the 25 songs on Billboard’s LyricFind U.S. chart dated June 13, 24 follow a common general theme, relating to the protests worldwide stemming from the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.
The LyricFind Global and LyricFind U.S. charts rank the fastest momentum-gaining tracks in lyric-search queries and usages globally and in the U.S., respectively, provided by LyricFind. The Global chart includes queries from all countries, including the U.S. The company is the world's leader in licensed lyrics, with data provided by more than 5,000 publishers and utilized by more than 100 services, including Amazon, Pandora, Deezer, Microsoft, SoundHound and iHeartRadio. The latest tracking week ended June 4.
The latest LyricFind U.S. list largely features songs whose lyrics relate in some way to social justice, protests, calls for togetherness or a combination thereof. Leading the way: Buffalo Springfield’s 1967 Billboard Hot 100 top 10 hit “For What It’s Worth (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound),” which bows at No. 1.