Facebook And Spotify Reveal Top Songs For Love And Breakups

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With Valentine's Day in mind, Facebook determined which songs are played most by people in the U.S. on Spotify as they change their relationship statuses on Facebook to reflect new relationships and breakups.

"Every day, people are breaking up and entering into relationships on Facebook," says Facebook data scientist Jonathan Chang. "When they do, they play songs that personify their mood."

Here's the top song for those entering a relationship:

And the top song for those breaking up:

Songs people listen to when entering into a relationship:

"Don't Wanna Go Home" by Jason Derulo
"Love On Top" by Beyoncé
"How to Love" by Lil Wayne
"Just The Way You Are" by Bruno Mars
"Good Feeling" by Flo Rida
"It Girl" by Jason Derulo
"Stereo Hearts" by Gym Class Heroes featuring Adam Levine
"Criminal" by Britney Spears
"No Sleep" by Wiz Khalifa
"Free Fallin'" by John Mayer

Songs listened by people after ending a relationship:

"The Cave" by Mumford and Sons
"Crew Love" by Drake
"All of the Lights" by Kanye West
"Rolling in the Deep" by Adele
"Take Care" by Drake
"It Will Rain" by Bruno Mars
"We Found Love" by Rihanna & Calvin Harris
"Call It What You Want" by Foster the People
"Love You Like a Love Song" by Selena Gomez and the Scene
"Without You" by David Guetta featuring Usher

Chang even made Spotify playlists for these songs. How thoughtful. Here's the love mix. And the breakup mix.

Chris Crum
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