Shazam Ad Charts Heat Up with Summer Beats

The most Shazam’d songs of the week: June 19 – June 25

As the sun heats up and everyone’s dreaming of a beach vacation, brands have latched on to key summer moments, and more importantly, key summer tracks. Zedd and Alessia Cara’s hit song, “Stay,” remains in the number one spot for the most Shazam’d ad of the week, but all 10 of the below tracks would create a killer summer playlist.

From upbeat and catchy to nostalgic and sweet, this week’s top hits have it all. Check out the below for more on each spot. 

 

1) Pepsi “Refreshing”

Agency: TBWA/BBDO

Track: “Stay” by Zedd & Alessia Cara

For the third week in a row, Zedd and Alessia Cara secured the top spot by a landslide for the most Shazam’d ad of the week. With nearly 25,000 hits, this one is definitely here to stay.

 

2) Coca-Cola “Share A Coke Icebreaker”

Agency: Wieden + Kennedy

Track: “Classic” by The Knocks (feat. Powers)

This fun, summer-infused spot climbed up to number two this week with 5,000+ hits on Shazam. With nearly 20,000 hits separating the top two, Coca-Cola is still a long way from beating out Pepsi for number one.

Share a Coke: Icebreaker | Coca-Cola

 

3) Walmart “Pickup Discount”

Agency: The Martin Agency

Track: “All I Do Is Win” by DJ Khaled (feat. T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, and Rick Ross) 

Walmart is winning with their new slate of music-driven spots, landing them in the top 10 for three weeks running. 

Pickup Discount at Walmart | All I Do Is Win

 

4) Samsung Galaxy S8 “Reviews”

Agency: MWWPR

Track: “Limitless” by Sam F (feat. Sophie Rose)

Samsung took their reviews to the next level by layering in the hit song, “Limitless.” The catchy tune added a slight edge to the boiler-plate review spot.

 

5) Subaru “Making Memories”

Agency: Carmichael Lynch

Track: “Time Will Tell” by Gregory Alan Isakov

The :30 snippet of “Time Will Tell” pulls at the heartstrings and has people Shazaming for more in this heartfelt ad for Subaru. 

2017 Subaru Forester | Subaru Commercial | Making Memories

 

6) Coca-Cola “Summer Is Here”

Agency: McCann

Track: “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” by Jamie XX (feat. Young Thug & Popcaan)

Who wouldn’t want to share a Coke after listening to that “Good Times” track?

 

7) Walmart “Enciende La Cocina”

Agency: The Martin Agency

Track: “La Gozadera” by Gente De Zona (feat. Marc Anthony)

“La Gozadera” continues to climb the charts, earning Walmart another hit spot among Shazam users. 

Enciende la Cocina

 

8) Walmart “Wow The Crowd”

Agency: Mono

Track: “My House” by Flo Rida

This older track continues to score for Walmart and its perfect pairing with hamburgers and watermelon. 

Wow the Crowd | Walmart Grocery

 

9) Apple iPhone 7 “The Archives”

Agency: TBWA Chiat Day 

Track: “Unchained Melody” by Lykke Li

Sweet and full of feeling, Lykke Li’s “Unchained Melody” taps into the magic of this inventive spot. 

 

10) Samsung Family Hub Fridge “Ticket To The Moon”

Agency: MPC Advertising and adam&eveDDB 

Track: “Ticket To The Moon” by Electric Light Orchestra

Playing on a retro sound, “Ticket To The Moon,” breaks the top 10 Shazam’d ads this week. The soothing track pairs perfectly with the lovable astronaut’s journey for “rocketsicles.” 

Samsung Family Hub Ticket to the Moon