Lyrical Pie Bubbles

By: Chris Pike and Anzu Hakone
Data adapted from: Million Song Dataset
This is an exploratory visualization demo that relates word frequencies across genres.
The diameter of the bubbles corresponds to the frequency of a specific word relative to the total word occurrences, and the pie arc lengths correspond to frequencies in their respective genres.

Nine Inch Nails: "Metal"; Matchbook Romance: "My Eyes Burn"; Three Doors Down: "Here Without You"; Aerosmith: "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing"; Linkin Park: "Lying From You"
Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir: "Lead Me Lord"; Francesca Battistelli: "Lead Me To The Cross (Album Version)"; Chris Tomlin: "Salvation"; Casting Crowns: "Love Them Like Jesus"; Mercy: "House Of God"
Lady Sovereign: "Bang Bang"; Flo Rida: "Low [feat.T-Pain"; Snoop Dogg: "The One And Only (Edited)"; 2-Pac: "Let Knowledge Drop"; 50 Cent: "Tipsy"
Tracy Chapman: "Fast Car (LP Version)"; Woody Guthrie: "Ranger's Command"; Eric Andersen: "Sudden Love"; Steve Goodman: "This Hotel Room"; Gordon Lightfoot: "Redwood Hill"
Armin van Buuren: "Who Is Watching"; DJ Shadow: "Six Days"; La Roux: "Bulletproof"; Deadmau5: "Ghosts & Stuff"; Cascada: "Everytime We Touch"
Adele: "Cold Shoulder"; Madonna: "Like A Virgin"; Rihanna: "Disturbia"; Fergie: "London Bridge"; Bridney Spears: "Opps!...I Did It Again"