Have you ever stopped to question the degree of intelligence of your favorite music? But know that was recently released a study showing the ranking, by gender, of the letters of the songs "sophisticated" and more "stupid". The result might not even please you, but it has proven foundation. Understand how the study was designed.
The analytical basis of site about sports and entertainment "SeatSmarts" did the survey using as a basis the "readability-score" tool that shows the reading grade level starting from a small text. - In this case the lyrics.
225 bands were analyzed according to the number of weeks in which they passed the top of the US charts of Billboard, regardless of the year or style. It is important to clarify that the data does not interfere with the meaning of the music, the connection to the artist's personal life, among others. Are number just for curiosity. See the result:
In seven hip-hop artists surveyed in the "intelligent music," Beyoncé bitter the last place, followed by Chris Brown, Kanye West and Drake. The first places are in order rappers Eminem, Nicki Minaj and Macklemore.
In the category pop, Mariah Carey is the champion, followed by Adele and Justin Timberlake. Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Lady Gaga and Kesha are to last, and the singer of "Animal" is the worst of all surveyed artists.
At the end of the study, questions whether the site do not need to be more critical about that judge a little more current composers, but in the end there is nothing wrong with being 'silly' time.