Spotify has unveiled the top artists, albums, songs and playlists that defined how more than 320 million people around the world listened to and discovered audio.
Whether it was to stay informed, sing along or simply tune it all out, people kept listening and creators never missed a beat. So, what artists defined a year unlike any other? Below are the results of Spotify’s full 2020 Wrapped results globally.
1. most-streamed artist of 2020 – Bad Bunny
With more than 8.3 billion streams this year,Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny is Spotify’s most-streamed artist of 2020. Following Bad Bunny is Drake and the third most-streamed artist of the year is J Balvin, followed bythe late rapper Juice WRLD andThe Weeknd.
2. most-streamed female artist of 2020 – Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish continues her reign asSpotify’s most-streamed female artist for the second year in a row, followed by Taylor Swift andAriana Grande in the second and third spots. Coming in as the fourth and fifth most-streamed female artists are Dua Lipa andHalsey.
3. most-streamed song of 2020 –The Weeknd
The most-streamed song of 2020 is The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” with almost 1.6 billion streams this year. In the second and third spots respectively, are Tones And I’s “Dance Monkey” andRoddy Ricch’s “The Box.”The fourth most-streamed song of the year is “Roses – Imanbek Remix” byImanbek andSAINt JHN, followed by Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now.”
4. most-streamed album of 2020 – Bad Bunny’s YHLQMDLG
The most-streamed album globally of 2020 is Bad Bunny’s YHLQMDLG over 3.3 billion streams, followed by The Weeknd’s After Hours and Post Malone’s Hollywood’s Bleeding. Rounding out the list of top albums are Harry Styles’ Fine Line and Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia.
5. most popular playlist –Today’s Top Hits
The year’s most popular Spotify editorial playlist is Today’s Top Hits,which has more than 27M followers.