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earworm

noun; blending
A song stuck in your head There is no concise word to describe the idea that a song is stuck in your head, and an earworm implies that something is caught in your ear and can't get out, therefore carrying a close meaning with it.
 
Earworm was used on a show on MTV in October, 2003 in order to describe a song that is "stuck in your head."
Etymology : Ear (body part) + worm (object that crawls and gets stuck places)
Source : MTV
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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