Statisticians name Billie Eilish and Patti Smith most eloquent artists
Wordtips have been looking for some publicity and found a fun way: try and work out which musician has the largest vocabulary. They ran a search on Spotify’s most hundred listened to ‘active’ artists to create a modern pop star list, and looked at the number of unique words they used every thousand.
What this basically means is that Billie Eilish tops the modern list with 169 uniques per thousand, with Harry Styles second, while on a list of all time Patti Smith is top with 217.
On the other hand Carly Rae Jepsen might make some great pop, but she down the other end (69) with Trey Songz (66) and Luther Vandross (66).
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