Which key was the most popular? 17% of the list was written in C Major and A Minor (you know, the keys that are all white notes). This isn’t altogether surprising, as electronic producers aren’t necessarily known for their musical literacy.
5 Most Popular Keys: C Major (9), A Minor (7), Ab Major (7), D Major (7), B Minor (6)
Mid-tempo reigned supreme in 2017. Powered by artists such as Calvin Harris and Kygo, the most popular tempo of 2017 was 100 bpm, with an average bpm of around 112 bpm. Almost half of the tracks (47%) were between 90 bpm and 110 bpm.