Lee Greenwood Will Probably Light Up YouTube on July 4

The popularity of the video for God Bless the USA spiked 24.7 times the past two Fourth of Julys

It’s a safe bet that the Fourth of July is Lee Greenwood’s favorite time of the year.

YouTube analyzed songs that average at least 1 million views annually to determine which had the largest spikes in U.S. views on July 4, 2015 and 2016, and the 10 songs with the largest jumps in popularity were:

  1. God Bless the USA, Lee Greenwood, 24.7 times
  2. Born in the U.S.A., Bruce Springsteen, 23.8 times
  3. Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue, Toby Keith, 12.9 times
  4. Made in America, Toby Keith, 10.7 times
  5. America, Neil Diamond, 9.3 times
  6. Fourth of July, Fall Out Boy, 8.4 times
  7. American Soldier, Toby Keith, 7.8 times
  8. Arlington, Trace Adkins, 7.3 times
  9. Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning), Alan Jackson, 5.8 times
  10. Pink Houses, John Mellencamp, 5.3 times

YouTube also shared the 10 artists with the largest Fourth of July spikes over the past two years:

  1. Lee Greenwood, 21 times
  2. Toby Keith, 3.5 times
  3. Bruce Springsteen, 2.6 times
  4. Fito Olivares, 2.5 times
  5. Neil Diamond, 2.3 times
  6. John Mellencamp, 2.2 times
  7. Martina McBride, 2.1 times
  8. Ray Charles, 2 times
  9. Charlie Daniels, 2 times
  10. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, 1.9 times

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