Ed Sheeran & ELO the Most-Shazamed & Soundhounded Grammy Moments

M_EdSheeranandELOGrammys_020915It seems like viewers weren’t just watching the Grammys Sunday night: they were also holding their phones up to their TVs, in an attempt to identify the songs being played.

The two top music identification apps — Shazam and Soundhound — have released lists of the most tagged moments of last night’s broadcast, and Ed Sheeran‘s performance with British rock band ELO tops both lists.

The #1 most Shazamed moment of the evening was Ed teaming with ELO on the band’s classic “Mr. Blue Sky.”  Ed also had the top “click to buy” track on Shazam, with his romantic ballad “Thinking Out Loud,” his performance of which was the third-most-Shazamed moment of the night.  In at #1 was Katy Perry‘s performance “By the Grace of God.”

The rest of the top 10 most-Shazamed moments:

4. Hozier, “Take Me to Church”
5. Adam Levine & Gwen Stefani, “My Heart Is Open”
6. Hozier & Annie Lennox, “I Put a Spell on You”
7. Rhanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney, “FourFiveSeconds”
8. Sia, “Chandelier”
9. Kanye West, “Only One”
10. AC/DC, “Highway to Hell

Other top “click to buy” songs on Shazam from last night include “Take Me to Church,” “My Heart Is Open,” “FourFiveSeconds,” “I Put a Spell on You,” “By the Grace of God,” and Madonna‘s “Living for Love.”

Over at the Soundhound app, the most Soundhounded performance was Ed and ELO, while “Thinking Out Loud” was the one that received the most taps to purchase within the Soundhound app.  “Thinking Out Loud” was also the most Soundhounded song.  All of that made Ed the night’s “Top Engaged” artist.  Annie Lennox was the “Most Engaged” of the night, based on the number of users who used the Soundhound app during her performance.

Soundhound’s Top Engaged Artists of the night:

1. Ed Sheeran
2. Annie Lennox
3. Jeff Lynne (of ELO)
4. Hozier
5. Ariana Grande

Top Engaged Songs:

1. “Take Me to Church” (Hozier)
2. “By the Grace of God” (Katy Perry)
3. “Thinking out Loud” (Ed Sheeran)
4. “FourFiveSeconds” (Rihanna, Kanye West, Paul McCartney)
5. “I Put on Spell on You” (Annie Lennox cover)


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