The Top Songs To Listen To in the Shower

Shower Songs Header image

Ever cranked up some tunes before hopping in the shower and wondered about other people’s shower-time symphonies? Our latest exploration probes the playlists echoing through the steam, revealing the top hits, beloved artists, and favorite genres for belting ballads among the bubbles and tender moments behind the shower curtain. Our findings offer a peek into how music can transform a simple shower into something much more.

📌 Key Takeaways

  • “Good Days” by SZA, “Pink + White” by Frank Ocean, and “No Role Modelz” by J. Cole are the most popular songs to listen to in the shower.
  • Taylor Swift, Drake, and The Weeknd are the most popular artists to listen to in the shower.
  • The average shower song tempo is 120 BPM.
  • Pop, hip-hop/rap, and R&B are the most common genres on shower playlists.

Most Popular Songs for Showering

We studied “shower” playlists on Spotify to find the ultimate anthems that have been turning showers into private concerts.

Top Shower Songs infographic

Based on the Spotify playlists we analyzed, “Good Days” by 2024 Grammy award winner SZA, “Pink + White” by Frank Ocean, and “No Role Modelz” by J. Cole topped the chart for shower sessions that are anything but ordinary. The top artists on showering playlists were Taylor Swift, Drake, and The Weeknd.

We also found that the average shower song was 120 beats per minute (BPM). That’s the perfect tempo to get your head nodding as you reach for the shampoo since it gets your heart pumping — songs with this BPM are even handy for administering CPR. And with the average playlist featuring 481 songs, there’s no shortage of beats to keep you moving while the rhythm guides your scrub session.

Most Popular Genres for the Shower

Now, let’s see which genres topped the steamy charts of Spotify’s shower-time playlists.

Top Shower Genres infographic

These shower playlists revealed a grouping of diverse genres, but pop, hip-hop/rap, and R&B songs showed up the most often. The appeal of Taylor Swift (who recently became the first artist to be named IFPI’s Global Recording Artist of the Year four times), The Weeknd, and Harry Styles dominated among the pop songs, making them the go-to artists for steamy sing-along sessions. Since favorite music genres vary among musical-shower enthusiasts, we also broke down the top songs of each genre.

Top 3 country songs:

  1. “Something in the Orange” by Zach Bryan
  2. “Dawns” by Zach Bryan, featuring Maggie Rogers
  3. “Last Night” by Morgan Wallen

Top 3 lo-fi songs:

  1. “Snowfall” by Øneheart and reidenshi
  2. “Losing Interest” by Shiloh Dynasty, itssvd, CORBAL, and Dibyo
  3. “New Home” by Austin Farwell

Top 3 jazz songs:

  1. “To Build a Home” by the Cinematic Orchestra and Patrick Watson
  2. “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong
  3. “Haven’t Met You Yet” by Michael Bublé

Listen through our playlist below to hear all of the most popular shower songs.

Shower Performances

The shower can become a stage with a playlist as diverse as the performers themselves. This part of our investigation highlights the tunes that inspire vocal expression and set the mood for intimate moments.

Singing In The Shower infographic

In determining the top songs to sing along to in the shower, we found that 603 unique songs made the cut for these intimate performances. The most beloved shower anthems were “Stay” by Rihanna and Mikky Ekko, “Story of My Life” by One Direction, and “This Love” by Maroon 5. These catchy melodies must connect with fans on a personal level.

The voices of Bruno Mars, One Direction, and Khalid reigned over these solo sessions. Their songs offer the perfect mix of rhythm and lyricism, making them irresistible choices for unleashing your inner shower superstar.

Shower Sex infographic

We identified 110 different songs as go-to tunes for setting a sultry scene. “Lost in the Fire” by Gesaffelstein and featuring The Weeknd, “Collide” by Justine Skye and featuring Tyga, and “Love Is a Bitch” by Two Feet were the three most popular songs for doing the sudsy deed.

The artists who soundtrack these moments — The Weeknd, Rihanna, and Two Feet — were the top 3 artists for these intimate encounters, and pop, hip-hop/rap, and R&B were the top genres. These musical mood-setting backdrops showcase diverse tastes in enhancing our deepest desires.

Tunes for Your Next Shower

The musical preferences of shower music enthusiasts show an eclectic mix of tracks, from the empowering tunes of pop icons to the soul-stirring rhythms of R&B. Whether it’s a solo act or a shared experience, the soundtracks of shower time transform a routine task into an opportunity for expression, celebration, or intimacy in the personal concert hall that resides in each of our showers.


We analyzed 94 playlists from Spotify that included “shower” in the playlist name. These playlists had a combined total of 16,340 songs, including 9,881 unique songs. For songs about singing in the shower, we looked specifically at playlists that had “sing,” “singing,” or “karaoke” in the playlist title. For songs about shower sex, we looked specifically at playlists with the word “sex,” pronouns, and specific emojis in the title

About Water Filter Guru

Water Filter Guru is a trusted resource for all things related to water filtration and purification, offering knowledge and product recommendations for your water quality needs.

Fair Use Statement

Feel free to share this article for noncommercial purposes, but please provide a link back to this page to give the authors their due credit.

Scroll to Top