Waving Through A Window named the best musical driving song

Waving Through A Window has been named the most popular musical song to sing in the car.

We all know that the car is one of the best places to belt out some of your musical favourites, with this in mind Halfords analysed thousands of Spotify driving playlists to reveal the top musical driving songs.

Coming out on top is ‘Waving Through A Window’ performed by Ben Platt from Dear Evan Hansen, followed closely by Hamilton’s ‘Satisfied’ performed by Renée Elise Goldsberry.

Although Dear Evan Hansen takes the top spot, Hamilton is comfortably the most popular musical to sing along to in the car, featuring eight times in the top 10, which you can see below.

Other songs from musicals in the top 50 include ‘Candy Store’ from Heathers: The Musical, ‘Defying Gravity’ from Wicked and ‘Take Me or Leave Me’ from Rent at 15th, 18th and 22nd respectively.

Top 10 Most Listened To Songs From Musicals In The Car

1. Waving Through A Window – Ben Platt – Dear Evan Hansen
2. Satisfied – Renée Elise Goldsberry – Hamilton
3. Sincerely, Me – Mike Faist – Dear Evan Hansen
4. Burn – Phillipa Soo – Hamilton
5. Alexander Hamilton – Leslie Odom Jr. – Hamilton

6. My Shot – Lin Manuel Miranda – Hamilton
7. Helpless – Philipa Soo – Hamilton
8. The Schuyler Sisters – Renée Elise Goldsberry – Hamilton
9. The Room Where It Happens – Leslie Odom Jr. – Hamilton
10. Wait For it – Leslie Odom Jr. – Hamilton

You can learn more about the research and discover the playlists online here.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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