According to a study conducted by Cepsa GOW that consulted 2,500 drivers, three out of four Spaniards (74.3%) admit they like to sing in the car. The vast majority of drivers say that singing in the car helps them stay focused while driving (94.1%) and brightens their day (95.5%).
The time of choice is usually when leaving on a trip, according to 59.2% of respondents. The second popular time is while on the way to work, 35.9% of drivers say. In addition, 63.7% prefer to do so when riding alone in the car, 20.8% sing when riding with their partner, and 12.5% with their children.
The majority of respondents (57.6%) always sing in Spanish and only 8.9% of the time in English. However, 75% of those who sing in English confess they usually make up the lyrics.
Among musical styles, 32.7% opt for pop songs and 30.5% for rock classics. Latin music and reggaeton represent 21.5%.
Actually, singing in the car fills us with energy. That is why Cepsa GOW wanted to create the largest carpool karaoke in Spain, which brought together hundreds of people who want to practice this true passion in the Plaza del Callao.
A spectacular carpool karaoke right in the center of Madrid
Cepsa GOW wanted to pay tribute to the phenomenon of singing on wheels on Saturday, April 22, with a free event for all audiences, where hundreds of people gathered there had the opportunity to demonstrate their skills singing in a car on a giant stage in the Plaza de Callao in Madrid.
From 11am to 2pm, Xuso Jones, one of the best influencers of 2022 according to Forbes magazine, along with Oscar Martinez, the well-known radio host and DJ, and his colleague and presenter Cintia Leon, hosted this peculiar and fun karaoke.
In these three hours of competition, participants got numerous prizes, like a year of free fuel at Cepsa, weekend getaways offered by WiZink, cell phones with Masmovil, dinners at Telepizza, an LG Karaoke speaker, among many other prizes.
Compañía Española de Petróleos, S.A.U. (Spanish Petroleum Company), commonly known as Cepsa, is a Spanish multinational oil and gas company. It operates in several European countries as well as in Algeria, Canada, Colombia, Morocco, Brazil, and Panama. The company currently produces around 260,000 barrels per day (41,000 m3/d) and has a refining capacity in three refineries of 21 million tonnes/year.
Headquarters: Madrid, Spain.