Alabama band lands on Jimmy Kimmel’s Spotify Wrapped 2021 list


Perhaps you’re already fed up with people sharing their Spotify 2021 wrapped lists on Instagram, Facebook, or wherever they’re sharing. But if you’re like us you love seeing the variations on lists that reflect people’s interest and the pop music landscape.

Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo and other current artists populate so many of the “wrapped” lists that allow Spotify users to view a compilation of data about their activity on the platform for the past year and then share it on social media.

Some people, like late night presenter Jimmy Kimmel, go back in time with the app.

About a minute after his monologue on Wednesday night, the presenter shared his own Spotify 2021 wrapped list with a well-known favorite from these parts:

No. 1: James Taylor

No. 2: The weirdos

# 3: Alabama shakes

# 4: Huey Lewis & The News

No. 5: Billy Joel

“Four of them were also my top five artists for 1985. After they sent me the list, they also scheduled me for a prostate exam. It was very strange. You might as well have texted me saying, ‘You’re not cool at all, in case you’re wondering.’ “

Check out the full Jimmy Kimmel monologue.

The Grammy-winning band from Athens, Ala., Have not released an album since their second album “Sound & Color” in 2015. In 2018 the band took a break while lead singer Brittany Howard worked on her solo project “Jaime,” which was released in 2019 and garnered Grammy nominations for best rock song and performance.

Howard will co-headline the opening weekend of the Orion Amphitheater, the new outdoor location in Huntsville. The show, scheduled for May 13-15 (titled “The First Waltz”), will feature performances by Howard, Drive-by Truckers, Emmylou Harris, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, John Paul White, Mavis Staples, St. Paul & The offer Broken Bones and Waxahatchee. Single-day tickets for May 13 (Isbell, Harris, Waxahatchee, White) and May 14 (Howard, St. Paul, Staples, Truckers) are $ 44.50, $ 64.50, $ 74.50, and 94.50, respectively $.

The Shakes weren’t the only notable Northern Alabama artists we saw on the Spotify conversation with a musician making a little take on the streaming service:

More on Alabama shakes: Brittany Howard lived loudly in 2020 and we loved it

This is what Alabama Shakes sound like without Brittany Howard

Grammys 2021: Brittany Howard from Alabama wins best rock song

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