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Which popular musician swears the least in their lyrics and who swears the most?

In this June 23, 2019 photo, DaBaby performs "Sugar" at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. A new report determined the rapper's lyrics contain the highest percentage of swears than any other artist represented on Spotify's top 200 songs list.

In this June 23, 2019 photo, DaBaby performs "Sugar" at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. A new report determined the rapper's lyrics contain the highest percentage of swears than any other artist represented on Spotify's top 200 songs list. (Chris Pizzello, Invision/AP)


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SALT LAKE CITY — A new report says that out of Spotify's most popular artists, rapper DaBaby is the most foul-mouthed, with nearly 3,000 swear words found in his lyrics.

The cleanest musician with zero curse words present in any of his song lyrics? Singer and song-writer Harry Styles.

AT&T retailer All Home Connections analyzed lyrics from artists who had songs in the top 200 on Spotify over the past year. The company analyzed over a million words and determined which artists had the highest percentage of curse words in their lyrics.

DaBaby had 2,912 swears in his lyrics, which equates to about 4.5% of the total words in his songs, according to the report. Rapper Megan Thee Stallion was close behind with 2,377 swears, representing about 4.37% of her lyrics. Juice WRLD, the Chicago rapper who died in 2019, came in third, with 1,761 swears in his songs, representing about 3.33% of his lyrics.

Other artists in the top 10 with the most swears include Future, XXXTentacion, J. Cole, Lil Uzi Vert, Doja Cat, Roddy Rich and Lil Baby.

On the flip side, Harry Styles is the cleanest artist, with not a single swear found in any of his lyrics, according to the report. Country duo Dan & Shay came in second, with 21 total curse words representing 0.14% of their lyrics. Taylor Swift is the third-cleanest artist, with 150 total swears making up about 0.21% of her song lyrics.

The top 10 cleanest artists list also includes Justin Bieber, Lewis Capaldi, Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Luke Combs and Dua Lipa. Somewhat surprisingly, the rapper Travis Scott rounds out the clean lyrics top 10 — he's got 313 total swears in his lyrics, but that represents only 0.73% of his lyrics, the report says.

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