Americans vote Brummie women’s accent one of the most attractive in the world

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A survey of Americans found the most attractive accents from across the world and the Brummie accent came up on top in several categories

Some accents ooze charm while others repel us, and while it’s personal preference - a survey found out the ones Americans like best in the whole world.

A Guernsey-based company surveyed 1,000 Americans about their perceptions of different national and foreign accents to find out. And, the results are in - with the Brummie accent being one of the most attractive, and the intonation of Brummie women being particularly popular over the pond.

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Among the most attractive female accents across the world mentioned in the survey, Brummie females came in at number four - ahead of the French accent. The three accents to beat us Brummies were - Australian at one, London at two and Scottish at three.

So, now we have another reason to make the likes of Alison Hammond, Dame Julie Walters, or TV presenter Emma Willis the voice of everything - and not just the Great British Bake Off or Love Is Blind UK.

Alison Hammond has built a TV career following her Big Brother appearance and is a presenter on This Morning and The Great British Bake Off (Photo:  Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)Alison Hammond has built a TV career following her Big Brother appearance and is a presenter on This Morning and The Great British Bake Off (Photo:  Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
Alison Hammond has built a TV career following her Big Brother appearance and is a presenter on This Morning and The Great British Bake Off (Photo: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images) | Getty Images

When looking at male and female accents, the Brummie accent came in at number eight among the most attractive accents in the Highland Titles survey.

Most Attractive Accents

  1. Australian
  2. Scottish
  3. London
  4. Irish
  5. French
  6. Italian
  7. Welsh
  8. Brummie

Not only that, the Brummie accent was also voted one of the most sophisticated and most intelligent accents. Think Joe Lycett, Ozzy Osbourne, the members of Duran Duran and you know exactly why they are considered the most attractive and high class. If you are curious about where to find the poshest accents in Birmingham, you can find our previous story on it here.

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Most Intelligent Accents

  1. London
  2. German
  3. Brummie

Most Sophisticated Accents

  1. Yorkshire
  2. London
  3. Brummie
Duran Duran perform during the Opening Ceremony of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at Alexander Stadium on July 28, 2022 on the Birmingham, England. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)Duran Duran perform during the Opening Ceremony of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at Alexander Stadium on July 28, 2022 on the Birmingham, England. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Duran Duran perform during the Opening Ceremony of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at Alexander Stadium on July 28, 2022 on the Birmingham, England. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) | Getty Images

With the wild success of Peaky Blinders, it is no wonder that the Brummie accent has come to be one of the most liked by the Americans. After all, who doesn’t like a gritty drama about gangsters who ooze charisma.

Birmingham’s fame has been on the rise thanks to events like the Commonwealth Games 2022 and as a filming location for some of the biggest movies and shows like Tom Cruise starrer Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One, Ready Player One, Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Priyanka Chopra Jonas starrer Citadel and more recently, Sophie Turner starrer ITV series Joan.

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