A new study from WordList Finder claims that metal is the genre with the most Googled lyric searches around the world.
WordList Finder collected search volume data from Google Trends dating from January 2019 through July 2023, examining the lyric searches for country, EDM, hip-hop, rap, indie, metal, pop, punk, R&B and rock.
Metal songs had fans searching lyrics more than anything else in 43 countries around the world.
In the U.S., rap was the most searched genre for lyrics.
Punk was also well represented across the globe with 20 countries, primarily in Europe, googling lyrics.
When was the last time you googled song lyrics? What song was it?