The Aqueduct of Youth    intro   global playlist
The songs that define, unite and distinguish kids around the world right now, brought to you so you can be young at any moment.
kids from
 Everywhere
25.37Vietnam
25.49Bangladesh
25.64Pakistan
26.06Sri Lanka
26.16Kazakhstan
27.02India
27.09Morocco
27.46Bosnia and Herzegovina
28.05Azerbaijan
28.38Saudi Arabia
28.61Egypt
29.06Belarus
29.57El Salvador
29.96Philippines
30.22Malaysia
30.43North Macedonia
30.55Guatemala
30.98Paraguay
31.04Indonesia
31.75Honduras
31.79Bolivia
31.79Mexico
31.93Peru
32.40Turkey
32.87Poland
32.92Brazil
32.95Ecuador
32.95Kenya
32.96Israel
32.98Romania
33.37Earth
33.51Nicaragua
33.51Ukraine
33.56Costa Rica
33.75Singapore
33.85Panama
33.96Argentina
34.03South Africa
34.04France
34.20Greece
34.38Colombia
34.65Dominican Republic
34.67Hong Kong
34.74Slovakia
34.77Latvia
34.83USA
34.86Hungary
34.87Japan
34.92Taiwan
35.07Chile
35.32Czech Republic
35.37Portugal
36.07Austria
36.19Canada
36.50Australia
36.53Thailand
36.91Italy
36.93Lithuania
36.98Uruguay
37.03South Korea
37.27Spain
37.38Germany
37.68Switzerland
37.75Netherlands
38.16Venezuela
38.29Croatia
38.39Ireland
38.40Belgium
38.40Finland
38.50Serbia
38.54Bulgaria
38.58New Zealand
38.82United Kingdom
39.22Denmark
39.80Sweden
40.27Norway
40.36Estonia
41.49Cyprus
42.06Slovenia
46.08Iceland
South Africa    average listener age 34.03   average song age 5.6 kids · 9.5 adults
 
 kids adults
  
current 1Blxckie "Hold" 1Senior Oat "All In You"
2MashBeatz "NEVER RIDE" 2Big Zulu "Voicemail"
3A-Reece "For My Sanity" 3Irene-Louise Van Wyk "Tekkies Brand"
4Droomsindroom "Bella" 4Bernice West "Sonop-Blom"
5Mr JazziQ "Imbanje (feat. Zan'Ten, Phoenix & Papi SA)" 5Riaan Benadé "Vat 'n Bietjie"
6Temple Boys Cpt "Werkhom 2.0 (Bonus Track)" 6K.O "MOSHITO"
7Zan'Ten "Izolo Lokho" 7Q Twins "Alusafani"
8Elaine "I/You" 8Luxury SA "Crazy Vibez"
9Nasty C "Aye" 9Nomfundo Moh "Soft Life"
10BLUE TAPE "FUCK THE WORLD!" 10Lianie May "Bietjie Benoni"
11Venom "Sondela (feat. Yumbs, Raspy, Blxckie, Riky Rick & Tshego)" 11Gaba Cannal "Healer Ntliziyo Yam"
12Audiomarc "Why Me?" 12Kabza De Small "Xola (feat. Nobuhle, Ze2 & Young Stunna)"
13Mas Musiq "Sengizwile (feat. Aymos & Young Stunna)" 13Eloff "Witblits"
14Mlindo The Vocalist "Usbahle" 14Lwah Ndlunkulu "Ithuba"
15Pushkin & Springle "Welele - Extended Version" 15Coolkiid Da Vocalist "Nhliziyo"
16Wordz "Real Niggas Only" 16Zola "Ngomhla Wosindiso - 2014"
17Zoocci Coke Dope "Rare" 17Mas Musiq "Sengizwile (feat. Aymos & Young Stunna)"
18Nkulee501 "ICARD (feat. Mpho Spizzy, Young Stunna & Housexcape)" 18Ricus Nel "Ploeg Jy?"
19Riky Rick "You And I (feat. Mlindo The Vocalist)" 19Prop "Kwaaitjie"
20uLazi "Gijima" 20Sam Deep "Kusezo Khanya"
 and more... and more...
 
 
  
classic 1702 "You'll Just Never Know" 1Glenn Jones "All for You"
2Tevin Campbell "Dandelion" 2Puff Johnson "True Meaning of Love"
3Glenn Jones "All for You" 3Phajja "So Long - Well, Well, Well"
4Najee "All I Ever Ask" 4Chris Walker "Giving You All My Love"
5I.P.C.C. "Joko Ya Hao" 5Sipho Gumede "When Days Are Dark, Friends Are Few"
6Teddy Pendergrass "Can We Be Lovers" 6Najee "All I Ever Ask"
7Karyn White "I'd Rather Be Alone" 7Tevin Campbell "Dandelion"
8Puff Johnson "True Meaning of Love" 8Ashford & Simpson "Til We Get It Right"
9Lundi "Mphefumlo Wami" 9Gladys Knight "End Of The Road Medley"
10Sipho Gumede "When Days Are Dark, Friends Are Few" 10Teddy Pendergrass "Can We Be Lovers"
11Luther Vandross "If I Didn't Know Better" 11TKZEE "Mambotjie (feat. 2Shot)"
12Boom Shaka "It's About Time" 12Avante "Yek' Ijerusalema"
13Bebe Winans "This Song" 13Dan Siegel "You Let Me In"
14Phajja "So Long - Well, Well, Well" 14Peabo Bryson "I Wish You Love"
15Matshikos "My Hero" 15Sam Salter "There You Are"
16Beau Williams "Elvina" 16Luther Vandross "Keeping My Faith In You"
17Sammy Malete And Oleseng Shuping "Morena Ha Ore Yalo" 17Caiphus Semenya "Matswale"
18Masole a Tumelo "Holokile" 18Karyn White "I'd Rather Be Alone"
19M'Du "Siya Jola (Ok'Salayo)" 19Aretha Franklin "Someone Else's Eyes"
20Sam Salter "There You Are" 20Dionne Warwick "Age Of Miracles"
 and more... and more...
 
 
alchemy by glenn mcdonald / @everynoise for Pop Con 2020, listening by the world

There is music of youth. It used to be that only kids knew what it was, but now that we have streaming, we all know what any of us knows.

This explorer was originally going to accompany a Pop Conference talk about the streaming patterns of youth. The pandemic moved the conference online, but the streaming patterns were already there, and the main goal of the talk was to give you another way of listening.

So here it is. Kids stream music, and I have engineered an Aqueduct to bring it to you. The Aqueduct of Youth is a playlist, generated weekly by math and listening patterns, of the songs that define, unite and distinguish kids around the world right now. And also an individual playlist for the kids from each country. And also the adults. And also two more for the classic songs from before 2000 (according to not-always-reliable release-date info) that kids and/or adults from each country still play, because I figured memory has to work differently depending on whether you were alive in the past or not.

You were young once. Kids are still young right now, all over the world. Joy is not intended to be secret.

We can all be young at any moment.

Elsewhere...
 
Every Demographic at Once for country/age/gender detail
Every School at Once for student listening
Every Noise at Once for genres sorted by listener age