Spotify Stats 2023 — (Latest Facts, Data, Infographics) (2023)

When Spotify first began in 2008, it permanently changed the way people listen to music.

Spotify lets you discover, organize, and share over 100 million songs for free, including over 5 million podcast titles.Its premium subscribers have access to features such as better sound quality, offline downloads, and an ad-free music streaming experience.

Spotify is the world’s leading audio streaming service, with 489 million users and 205 million premium subscribers across 180 regions.

Let us take you through all the possible statistics we could gather so that you will have a clear idea of how far Spotify has come since its launch and how things are looking for the Swedish giant as we are about to wrap up 2022 and enter the first quarter of 2023.

Spotify Statistics: Infographics for 2023

This is our TLDR section for this article. If you wish to know the key statistics related to Spotify for 2023, you will see them here in a nutshell. Allow us to show you — In a graphical way!

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Spotify Stats 2023: In a Nutshell

How many songs are on Spotify in 2023?

Spotify has over 100 Million songs on its platform as of 2023.

How many artists are on Spotify in 2023?

It is estimated that Spotify currently has over 11 million artists and creators on its platform.

Monthly Spotify Stats

  • Spotify has 489 million monthly active listeners as of 2023. out of which 205 million are premium subscribers.
  • Europe accounts for 30% of Spotify’s monthly active listeners.
  • North America (USA + Canada) comes second with a 21% share.
  • 295 million of Spotify’s monthly users are ad-supported.
  • 1,800,000 songs are uploaded on Spotify every month on average.
  • The Weeknd is the artist with the most monthly listeners, with 98.67 Million audiences (98,675,641 to be precise), as of February 2023.

Artist Ranking on Spotify

  • Bad Bunny Is the most-streamed Artist on Spotify of 2022. With Taylor Swift, Drake, The Weeknd and BTS in 2nd to 5th position, respectively.
  • Harry Styles’ single “As it was” is the most-streamed track of 2022. Bad Bunny’s Album titled Un Verano Sin Ti is the most-streamed album of last year.

Spotify Artists Payout statistics

  • Spotify paid over $8 Billion to its artists in 2022. That’s more than any other music streaming service.
  • Spotify Broke the record for the biggest yearly payout from any retail business in history.
  • Over 1000 artists earned more than $1 Million through Spotify royalty in 2022.
  • Over 50,000 artists generated $10,000.
  • Major record labels earned over $4 billion in profit in 2022.
  • The estimated value of a Spotify stream to an artist ranges from $0.006 to as little as $0.00318 per stream.

Miscellaneous Spotify Statistics

  • Males form 56%, whereas females form 44% of Spotify’s user base.
  • North America has the highest average Spotify daily usage.
  • Over 44% of users access Spotify every day

What Else Is New On Spotify In 2023

Spotify Audiobooks: Spotify users in the United States can now listen to and download more than 300,000 audiobooks on the platform. This feature wasn’t available to users before September 2022, and it is the first iteration of the audiobook experience for users on Spotify.

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Spotify Active Users [Monthly]

According to official data, Spotify has 489 million active users as of the fourth quarter of 2022.

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Since 2015, Spotify has shown a sustained (Q-O-Q) increase in the department.

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Spotify anticipates that the platform will have 500 million monthly active users by the end of Quarter 1 2023, according to insights released in the shareholder letter of Q4 2022.

A complete breakdown of quarterly growth in Spotify monthly users since Q1, 2015 to Q4, 2022:

Quarter -yearMonthly active users
Quarter 1 – 201568 million.
Quarter 2 – 201577 million.
Quarter 3 – 201582 milliion.
Quarter 4 – 201591 milliion.
Quarter 1 – 201696 milliion.
Quarter 2 – 2016104 milliion.
Quarter 3 – 2016113 milliion.
Quarter 4 – 2016123 milliion.
Quarter 1 – 2017132 milliion.
Quarter 2 – 2017138 milliion.
Quarter 3 – 2017149 milliion.
Quarter 4 – 2017160 milliion.
Quarter 1 – 2018157 milliion.
Quarter 2 – 2018180 milliion.
Quarter 3 – 2018191 milliion.
Quarter 4 – 2018207 milliion.
Quarter 1 – 2019217 milliion.
Quarter 2 – 2019232 milliion.
Quarter 3 – 2019248 milliion.
Quarter 4 – 2019271 milliion.
Quarter 1 – 2020286 milliion.
Quarter 2 – 2020299 milliion.
Quarter 3 – 2020320 milliion.
Quarter 4 – 2020345 milliion.
Quarter 1– 2021356 milliion.
Quarter 2 – 2021365 milliion.
Quarter 3 – 2021381 milliion.
Quarter 4 – 2021406 milliion.
Quarter 1 – 2022 422 milliion.
Quarter 2 – 2022433 milliion.
Quarter 3 – 2022456 milliion.
Quarter 4 – 2022489 million.
Quarter 1 – 2023500 milion.

Spotify’s Region-wise Active Users Distribution (Monthly)

Spotify’s total Monthly Active Users increased 20% year on year to 489 million in Quarter 4 2022, up from 456 million In Quarter 2 2022. Spotify observed better momentum across the 86 markets in which it was newly introduced, with South Korea, Bangladesh, and Pakistan leading the way.

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  • Europe accounts for 30% of Spotify’s monthly active users. This translates to around 146.70 million monthly active users.
  • Another 42% of Spotify’s MAUs are situated in North and Latin America.
  • With 249.39 million monthly active users, Europe and North America account for the bulk (51%) of Spotify’s Active User Base.

Here’s a complete distribution of Spotify’s Monthly Active Users by region:

RegionShare of Monthly Active Users
North America (USA & Canada)21%
Latin America21%
Rest of the world28%

Spotify Premium Subscribers

Spotify has 205 million premium subscribers globally. This is a 14% year-over-year growth.

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Spotify anticipates that by the end of Quarter 1, 2023, it will have around 207 million premium subscribers.

Below is the entire breakdown of Spotify’s Premium subscriber growth since 2015 to Quaretr 4, 2022:

Quarter, YearPaying Subscribers
Quarter 1 – 201518 million.
Quarter 2 – 201522 million.
Quarter 3 – 201524 million.
Quarter 4 – 201528 million.
Quarter 1 – 201630 million.
Quarter 2 – 201636 million.
Quarter 3 – 201640 million.
Quarter 4 – 201648 million.
Quarter 1 – 201752 million.
Quarter 2 – 201759 million.
Quarter 3 – 201762 million.
Quarter 4 – 201771 million.
Quarter 1 – 201875 million.
Quarter 2 – 201883 million.
Quarter 3 – 201887 million.
Quarter 4 – 201896 million.
Quarter 1 – 2019100 million.
Quarter 2 – 2019108 million.
Quarter 3 – 2019113 million.
Quarter 4 – 2019124 million.
Quarter 1 – 2020130 million.
Quarter 2 – 2020138 million.
Quarter 3 – 2020144 million.
Quarter 4 – 2020155 million.
Quarter 1 – 2021158 million.
Quarter 2 – 2021165 million.
Quarter 3 – 2021172 million.
Quarter 4 – 2021180 million.
Quarter 1 – 2022 182 million.
Quarter 2 – 2022188 million.
Quarter 3 – 2022195 million.
Quarter 4 – 2022205 million.
Quarter 1 – 2023207 million.

Spotify Revenue

Spotify registered a quarterly revenue of €3,166 million in Q4 2022.

Spotify registered a yearly revenue of €11.727 billion in 2022.

Again, a substantial growth since 2020 (7.88 billion Euros)

Here’s a detailed breakdown of Spotify’s income from 2012 to Q3 2022

YearRevenue (in €)
200913.36 million.
201073.9 million.
2011187.8 million.
2012430.1 million.
2013746 million.
20141.08 billion.
20151.94 billion.
20162.95 billion.
20174.09 billion.
20185.26 billion.
20196.76 billion.
20207.88 billion.
20219.67 billion.
202211.72 billion.

Spotify Revenue Through Premium Subscribers

Spotify generates money from two sources: Premium membership fees and ad-supported businesses.

Premium Subscribers helped Spotify generate an income of €2,717 million in Q4 2022.

Below is the complete breakdown of Spotify’s income through Premium members from 2012 to Q4 2022:

YearRevenue(in €)
2012374.6 million.
2013677.89 million
2014982.7 million.
20151.74 billion.
20162.657 billion
20173.67 billion.
20184.717 billion.
20196.086 billion.
20207.13 billion.
2021 8.46 billion.
202210.25 billion.

Spotify Revenue Through ad-Supported Businesses

Up to Q4 2022, Spotify’s yearly advertisement-supported income is €1.476 billion.

Below is the entire breakdown of Spotify’s ad-supported income from 2012 to Q3 2022:

YearRevenue(in €)
201255.5 million.
201368.16 million.
2014102 million.
2015196 million.
2016295 million.
2017416 million.
2018542 million.
2019678 million.
2020745 million.
2021 1.208 billion.
20221.476 billion

Spotify controls 33% of the global music streaming market as of 2023.

The market share of Spotify has steadily been between 32% and 43% over the last 5 years.

We’ve listed below Spotify’s market control among paid music streaming consumers from 2015 to 2023:

YearMarket share

Spotify Podcast Statistics

Spotify has over 5 million podcasts on the platform.

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Spotify ranks 2nd among the podcast platforms in the United States, with 40% of people using it on a regular basis.

Spotify, is the most popular app along with Youtube for podcast listening among Android phone users in the United States, accounting for a 26% share in the market (a 23% increase since 2020).

Spotify is the most popular podcast platform among North American millennials, with 50% being frequent users.

Most Popular Podcasts On Spotify

The Joe Rogan Experience is still the number-one podcast on Spotify worldwide. It is followed by Alex Cooper’s daring “Call Her Daddy.”

Emma Chamberlain’sAnything Goes with Emma Chamberlain” is in the 3rd position, Caso 63, and Crime Junkie finish in the top five Spotify podcasts globally.

Here is the complete list of the top 5 most popular podcasts on Spotify globally:

  • The Joe Rogan Experience.
  • Call Her Daddy.
  • Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain.
  • Caso 63.
  • Crime Junkie.

Spotify’s Most Popular Podcast Genres

Society & Culture is the most listened to podcast genre on Spotify, according to worldwide listeners.

Below are the top 5 most popular podcast genres among Spotify’s worldwide listeners:

  • Society & Culture
  • Comedy
  • Lifestyle & Health.
  • Arts & Entertainment.
  • Education.

The number OfPodcasts Available On Spotify?

Spotify began its podcasting journey three years ago, with a database of over 180,000 episodes. Today, Spotify has over 5 million podcasts on its platform, representing a growth rate of over 1500%. Spotify added 1.2 million podcasts to its library in 2021 alone.

Availability of Spotify Across The globe

Currently, Spotify is accessible in 180 countries. Spotify has grown its presence to 80+ countries since 2020.

Spotify was accessible in only 61 markets globally in 2017.

Between 2018 – 2022, Spotify expanded to 117 new nations.

And still counting!

Geographical Availability of The Spotify App by Platform

The Spotify iOS application is accessible in 157 countries.

Spotify is accessible in 90% of Nations where the iOS application store is available.

Aside from their desktop web player, Spotify Music is now available for download on Roku smart TVs. Spotify is available in all 17 Roku markets.

The Spotify app is accessible in 9 of the 11 markets where the Amazon Application Store is available (Japan & China excluded).

Spotify has its android application available in all 184 markets along with its lite application in 36+ countries.

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How Many Spotify Playlists Are There?

Spotify’s collection has around 4 billion playlists across all genres. Out of which, over 3000 are curated officially by Spotify.

In the year 2020 alone, the music streaming platform added over 1 billion new playlists.

Most Popular Playlists on Spotify

The top 20 most-followed playlists on the platform are all curated by Spotify, out of which 50% are personalized.

Pop music dominates 10 out of the top 20 Spotify playlists, according to the genre.

70% of Spotify’s top 20 most followed playlists are primarily made up of the latest releases.

Below is a list of the top 20 most-followed Spotify playlists as of 2023:

PlaylistFollowers count
Today’s Top Hits31,049,432
Global Top 5016,840,181
¡Viva Latino!11,821,940
Baila Reggaeton10,470,805
Rock Classics (personalized)10,347,963
All Out 2000s (personalized)10,036,031
Songs to Sing in the Car (personalized)10,002,097
All Out 80s (personalized)9,459,031
Beast Mode (personalized)8,972,274
All Out 90s (personalized)7,249,014
Chill Hits (personalized)7,226,944
Mood Booster (personalized)7,146,530
Hot Country6,801,828
I Love My ’90s Hip-Hop6,754,070
Songs to Sing in the Shower6,708,128
lofi hip hop music – beats to relax/study to6,549,264
This Is BTS6,533,981
Peaceful Piano6,519,606
Esquenta Sertanejo6,393,730

How Many Tracks Are Available On Spotify?

Spotify has 100+ million tracks on the platform in 2023.

Spotify anticipates adding 22 million new tunes by the end of the year. That’s almost a track every second!

Most Popular Artists on Spotify by Monthly Listeners

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Currently, The Weeknd is the most-streamed artist on Spotify, with over 98.67 million monthly listeners (As of February 2023).

RankArtistMonthly Listeners
1The Weeknd98.67 million
2Miley Cyrus84.83 million
3Taylor Swift80.26 million
4Rihanna78.06 million
5Ed Sheeran77.70 million
6Shakira77.10 million
7Sam Smith74.75 million
8David Guetta71.89 million
9SZA69.05 million
10Drake68.77 million
11justin Bieber67.87 million
12Eminem67.85 million
13Harry Styles66.13 million
14Bad Bunny64.34 million
15Dua Lipa62.68 million
16Calvin Harris61.35 million
1721 Savage61.30 million
18Coldplay60.95 million
19Bruno Mars58.82 million
20Imagine Dragons58.31 million

Most Popular Artists on Spotify by Follower Count

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Ed Sheeran is the most followed person on Spotify, with over 106.93 million followers.

Below are the top 20 popular artists on Spotify based on the numberof followers: (All-Time)

1Ed Sheeran109,713,595
2Ariana Grande87,979,938
3Billie Eilish76,699,684
5Justin Bieber70,054,390
6Arijit Singh70,129,251
7Taylor Swift68,307,149
9Bad Bunny64,889,980
11The Weeknd59,025,569
14Bruno Mars46,495,102
15Imagine Dragons45,768,282
18Shawn Mendes40,878,653
20Selena Gomez40,214,214

Most Streamed Songs on Spotify

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The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” is the most streamed song on Spotify of all time, with 3.424 billion streams as of February 2023.

“Blinding Lights” overtook the long time top place holder “shape of you” by Ed Sheeran in January 2023.

Top 20 most streamed songs of all time:

RankSongStreams (billion)Artist(s)
1“Blinding Lights”3.424The Weeknd
2“Shape of You”3.384Ed Sheeran
3“Dance Monkey”2.761Tones And I
4“Someone You Loved”2.661Lewis Capaldi
5“Rockstar”2.610Post Malone featuring 21 Savage
6“Sunflower”2.561Post Malone and Swae Lee
7“One Dance”2.542Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
8“Closer”2.471The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
9“Stay”2.408The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber
10“Believer” 2.394Imagine Dragons
11“Señorita”2.354Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello
12“Perfect”2.342Ed Sheeran
13“Heat Waves”2.298Glass Animals
14“Say You Won’t Let Go”2.254James Arthur
2.226The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk
16“Bad Guy”
2.215Billie Eilish
17“Thinking Out Loud”2.168Ed Sheeran
18“Lucid Dreams”2.166Juice WRLD
19“Don’t Start Now”2.157Dua Lipa
20“Lovely”2.139Billie Eilish & Khalid

Below are the most-streamed artists on Spotify over the years:

Bad Bunny is the most streamed artists on spotify for the year 2022. Bad Bunny has been the most streamed artist on spotify for three consecutive years now.

Drake was the most-streamed artist on Spotify for 2 consecutive years, in 2015 and 2016 and then once in 2018. this also brings his tally to being named as the most streamed artist on spotify three times.

Year1st Position2nd Position3rd Position4th Position5th Position
2013Macklemore & Ryan LewisAviciiDaft PunkEminemImagine Dragons
2014Ed Sheeran)EminemColdplayCalvin HarrisKaty Perry
2015DrakeEd SheeranThe WeekndMaroon 5Kanye West
2016DrakeJustin BieberRihannaTwenty One PilotsKanye West
2017Ed SheeranDrakeThe WeekndKendrick LamarThe Chainsmokers
2018DrakePost MaloneXXXTentacionJ BalvinEd Sheeran
2019Post MaloneBillie EilishAriana GrandeEd SheeranBad Bunny
2020Bad BunnyDrakeJ BalvinJuice WrldThe Weeknd
2021Bad BunnyTaylor SwiftBTSDrakeJustin Bieber
2022Bad BunnyTaylore SwiftDrakeThe WeekndBTS

Spotify Wrapped Statistics

Spotify successfully launched its 8th annual year-end Spotify Wrapped promotion to consumers in over 180 regions on November 1, 2022.

Millions of active Spotify users accessed 2022 Wrapped.

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With approximately over 60 million shares of Wrapped tales and cards, the campaign became a global craze.

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Here are some hilights from Spotify’s 2022 wrapped:

  • 40,000 artists recorded a thank you message for their fans for the Spotify wrapped 2022 event.
  • Football fans, especially FC Barcelona fans, could enjoy Spotify 2022 Wrapped videos from some of the biggest football players, like Robert Lewandowski, Ansu Fati, Pedri, and Alexia Putellas, as part of the groundbreaking relationship between Spotify and FC Barcelona.
  • Spotify Wrapped in Metaverse! With the introduction of Spotify Island earlier in 2022, Spotify isthe first music-streaming company to establish a presence on Roblox. With Spotify Island, theyare now bringing Spotify Wrapped to the metaverse for the first time.
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Shedding some light on Spotify’s Workforce

As per Spotify’s press statement, the firm employs 7,085 full-time workers. Since 2019, the number of employees has increased by 60.8 %

Below is the increase in Spotify’s employee strength since 2011:

YearNumber of employees

As per Spotify, the average yearly salary of an employee in 2019 was €122,814. Since then Spotify’s pay and salary expenditure has climbed by 9.63%.

Acquisitions by Spotify In 2022

Spotify revealed that it acquired a couple of platforms in Q1 of 2022. Both are related to podcasting.

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  1. Podsights: podcast advertising measurement service that helps advertisers better measure and scale their podcast advertising.
  2. Charitable: a podcast advertising measurement service that helps advertisers better measure and scale their podcast advertising.

Spotify made a couple of acquisitions in Q2, 2022 as well. Let us take a look at them:

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  1. Findaway: It isa platformthat serve writers, publishers, and consumers, Findaway works throughout theaudiobook ecosystem. Their technology will aid Spotify’s entry into the audiobooks business.
  2. Sonatic: It is an AI voice platform that generates voices from text. This transaction, which is scheduled to conclude on July 11, 2022, will enable spotifyto create new and distinctive experiences for our users, as well as engage them in new and more tailored ways.

Spotify Partnership with FC Barcelona

Spotify is now a proud sponsor of one of the most successful football clubs in the world.

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Spotify had an agreement with the Spanish football club Barcelona. Under this deal, The Camp Nou stadium will be rebranded as Spotify Camp Nou and Spotify’s name will also appear on both the men’s and women’s teams’ jerseys for the next four seasons, beginning with the 2022/23 season.

Ways to Check Your Personal Spotify Statistics

After reading all these statistics, wouldn’t it be fun to take a sneak peek into your own Spotify statistics? There are various ways through which you can do it. We will Demonstrate some of them step by step below.

Checking Spotify Stats on PC or Mac

  1. Tap your user profile name in the app’s top right corner.
  1. From the drop-down option, choose Profile.
  1. Here, you can go through your frequently played artists, tracks, and playlists. You can tap on the “See All” button under any category to see more of the specific stat.

Checking Spotify Stats on Mobile phones

  1. Tap on the settings icon in the top right corner of your mobile application. (it will have a look similar to a gear)
  1. From the drop-down option, choose Profile.
  1. Here, you can go through your frequently played artists, tracks, and playlists. You can tap on the “See All” button under any category to see more of the specific stat.

Checking Spotify stats through Wrapped

Since 2015, Spotify launched its wrapped program for its users in December of each year. In that, users can see their music listening habits and stats for that specific year. You can access the wrapped cards as soon as you enter the mobile or computer application.

It is hard to miss as there are huge banners and cards popping in the app. Be sure to access you’re wrapped this year if you haven’t in previous ones.

Checking Spotify Stats via Third-party applications

Many third-party applications allow you to check your personal Spotify stats. All you have to do is find one such platform that offers this service and sign in to them using your Spotify credentials.

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Conclusion: Spotify Stats 2023

Here it is, all of Spotify since its launch. The data is sourced from multiple sources across the web and might differ but just marginally.

Spotify is set to roll out some exciting features in 2023 for both its users and artists. Look out for them.

Let us know your favorite artists and songs in the comments below. Also, let us know if you have any additional stats about the platform from any other source. We will be happy to update this space. Happy Listening!

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Who is number one on Spotify 2023? ›

As of March 2023, Canadian rapper-singer Drake is the most-streamed artist of all time on Spotify, while American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift is the most-streamed female artist.
JanuaryThe Weeknd
MarchThe Weeknd

Who is the #2 artist on Spotify? ›

Most streamed artists on Spotify – Results

Expectedly, the most streamed artist of all-time is Drake, followed by Bad Bunny who leads among Latin acts. The top 3 is completed by Ed Sheeran.

Can I see my Spotify stats before the end of the year? ›

First, make sure you're logged in to your Spotify account. Then, simply head over to Once you're there, you'll be able to see all of your Spotify stats from the past year, as well as some fun facts and figures about your music taste.

How often is stats for Spotify updated? ›

Your stats update once a day at approximately 3 PM EST / 8 PM UTC. We count days based on the UTC timezone. So if you release a track at 7 PM EST, you won't see any stats for that release day because it's already 12 AM UTC.

What is the most played song ever? ›

"Blinding Lights" by the Weeknd (pictured) is the most-streamed song of all time on Spotify, with over 3.4 billion streams as of March 2023.

Who has sold the most albums ever? ›

Perhaps unsurprisingly, British rock band The Beatles are top of the list for best-selling artists worldwide, with 183 million units certified sales. Second is Garth Brooks with over 157 million units sales, followed by Elvis Presley with 139 million units.

Can I see how many times I've played a song on Spotify? ›

The good news is, you can check your Spotify stats any time through the Spotify app on PC, Mac, or your web browser.

How do I find old Spotify wraps? ›

But you can see your old Wrapped playlists via the Spotify website. Every Wrapped playlist gets saved to a specific URL, and opening that URL while you're logged into your Spotify account will show you your Wrapped playlists.

How accurate is Spotify stats? ›

Although it's possible that, just like Apple Music, Spotify Wrapped only counts online streams of songs and doesn't track offline streams of songs. In other words, a portion of your listening habits could be missing. That being said, for the most part, your results should be pretty accurate.

How much does Spotify pay per stream? ›

Spotify pays artists between $0.003 - $0.005 per stream on average. That works out as an approx revenue split of 70/30 - so that's 70% to the artist/rights holders and 30% to Spotify.

What time do Spotify charts update? ›

Daily charts usually get published before 12 PM EST (4 PM UTC) the day after the chart period. You can see weekly charts after the charting week ends globally. A charting week begins Friday and ends the following Thursday.

Who has left Spotify? ›

Musicians Vs. Spotify: Artists Who Have Joined Neil Young in Removing Their Music. Joni Mitchell, Graham Nash, Failure and Nils Lofgren are among those who've left.

What is the longest playlist on Spotify? ›

Speaking of Spotify study playlists, do you know what the longest Spotify playlist is? Answer: The record for the longest Spotify playlist is held by Willis Orr, with about 10,000 songs (the maximum limit of a Spotify playlist) and over 800 hours of music.

What is the longest song on Spotify? ›

The longest single song on Spotify is yeule's “The Things They Did For Me Out of Love.” Running a grand total of 4 hours and 44 minutes, the ambient track was released as the final track on her February 2022 album Glitch Princess.

Who has a billion listeners on Spotify? ›

The Top 10 Artists
RankArtistArtist's Monthly Listens
1Ed Sheeran76M
2Post Malone51M
2The Weeknd79M
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Nov 25, 2022

What is the most streamed album ever? ›

Un Verano Sin Ti by Bad Bunny (2022) – 11.353 billion.

What is the most liked playlist on Spotify? ›

Today's Top Hits

Today's Top Hits is the most popular playlist on Spotify, boasting over 32 million likes (and counting). You can expect a wide range of genres.

What is the longest number 1 song ever? ›

"Old Town Road" holds the record for the longest stretch at No. 1 with 19 weeks.

What is the 1 song of all time? ›

Top 10 songs of all time (1958–2021)
RankSingleYear(s) released
1."Blinding Lights"2019
2."The Twist"1960, 1961 ( re )
4."Mack the Knife"1959
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Who has the most #1 songs of all time? ›

Though unclear for how long, the Beatles still reign supreme as the artist with the most No. 1 songs of all time.

What is the #1 album of all time? ›

Michael Jackson's Thriller, estimated to have sold 70 million copies worldwide, is the best-selling album ever. Jackson also currently has the highest number of albums on the list with five, Celine Dion has four, while the Beatles, Pink Floyd, Madonna and Whitney Houston each have three.

Who has the most #1 albums of all time? ›

  • As a musician, Paul McCartney has the most No. 1 albums, with 27. This includes 19 albums from his work with The Beatles, three solo albums and five albums as a part of his 1970s group Wings. ...
  • Barbra Streisand is the only artist to have No. 1 albums in six different decades.

Who is the number 1 selling solo artist of all time? ›

Elvis Presley, recognised as the best-selling solo music artist of all time by Guinness World Records, sold over 400.

How much money does 1 million Spotify views make? ›

For instance, based on my knowledge, as an artist, you will make: The average price per stream is $0.004. $4 for every 1,000 streams. $4000 for each million streams.

How much does 2 million streams on Spotify pay? ›

As for how much Spotify pays per stream, they pay roughly $0.04 per 10 streams. So, 1000 streams would be around $4, and 100,000 streams would be $400. Remember, this result may be lower based on certain factors such as if only half of your song was listened to.

What artist pulled music from Spotify? ›

Entertainment figures Neil Young, left, Joni Mitchell, Ava DuVernay and India Arie have cut ties with Spotify. Veteran singer-songwriter Neil Young recently urged “other artists and record companies” to “move off the SPOTIFY platform and stop supporting SPOTIFY's deadly misinformation about COVID.”

Can I see what songs I listened to the most on Spotify? ›

When you launch the Spotify app, the "Recently played" playlist will load on the main screen. To see everything on the list, select "See all." Spotify expands the list to display your most-listened-to tracks, artists, and playlists.

How many songs are on Spotify? ›

Discover, manage and share over 100 million tracks and 5 million podcasts titles, for free, or upgrade to Spotify Premium to access exclusive features for music including improved sound quality and an on-demand, offline, and ad-free music listening experience.

What is permanent wave Spotify? ›

Permanent Wave is an umbrella music category that clubs indie, alternative, post-punk, and folk bands from the 1980s onwards. It could be broadly defined as “a less electronic version and more introspective version of New Wave music released in the last 40 years.”

How often does Spotify pie chart update? ›

Unlike Spotify Unwrapped, the Spotify Pie Chart can be updated each month, so you can track how your music choices may change throughout the year, instead of getting just one larger summary.

How can I see all my Spotify stats? ›

In the Spotify app or on a computer, open Settings, go to your profile, and select See All to view your stats. Use the mobile app to connect to your Spotify account and reveal deeper stats and insights.

How do you see a billboard on Spotify? ›

So if you go to like usual, you'll be directed to download the app. Once you've logged in on mobile, your personalized look back at 2022 should appear right on the home screen with the message “Your 2022 Wrapped is here” beneath your six most recent listens.

Does Spotify Wrapped expire? ›

Historically, Spotify Wrapped stories are only available until the end of December or the following January. After this, you won't be able to access your personalized Wrapped stories and cards. We recommend downloading your story-style Spotify Wrapped 2022 stats soon if you want to retain the remembrance.

What year did Spotify Wrapped start? ›

Spotify Wrapped is a viral marketing campaign by Spotify. Released annually in early December since 2016, the campaign allows Spotify users to view a compilation of data about their activity on the platform over the past year (from January 1 through October 31) and invites them to share it on social media.

Is Spotify Wrapped only for premium? ›

“Wrapped” is available for both Free and Premium users, but Premium users get additional personalized data including the number of artists they discovered that year as well as their top new artist from that year.

Does Spotify tell you if you are an artists #1 listener? ›

If you're in the top 1% of listeners for a certain artist, you'll either receive an email notification, or you'll get a pop up notification on your phone screen.

Does Spotify tell artists listened? ›

You will not be able to see exactly who is listening to your music, but you will be able to see how many people are liking your content and playlists. You will be able to find this information below the description of your playlist.

Does Spotify tell you your most listened to artist? ›

Go to, and sign in with your Spotify login information. Click "Top Artists" to see your most listened to artists from the last four weeks, six months, and all time. You can also see your top tracks and genres, plus your most recently played songs.

Has Spotify ever made a profit? ›

Spotify has never turned an annual profit; it seems to be in “perennial start-up mode,” as music royalties expert Phil Bird recently put it.

How much money is 1 million monthly listeners? ›

Artists can make an average of anywhere from $3,300 to $3,500 per 1 million streams. These figures have fluctuated to some extent in 2020 and 2021, actually rising slightly for the first time since the company was founded in 2006.

How much money is 1 million streams on Apple Music? ›

How Much Does Apple Music Pay Per Million Streams? Artists receive about $7,000 to $10,000 per million streams on Apple Music. That's a decent chunk of change, in my opinion. With Apple Music alone, you could easily be making $84,000 to $120,000 a year if you were able to generate a million streams per month.

Do songs drop at midnight on Spotify? ›

Digital distributors will automatically set all music to release at midnight on the chosen release date. This is pretty standard. Some distributors like TuneCore and DistroKid now allow artists to choose a custom release time of their choosing through Spotify.

What is the best time to release a song on Spotify? ›

The Best Time and Day of the Week to Release New Music

According to statistics, people stream music the most on Spotify and Bandcamp on Fridays between 10 in the morning and 3 in the afternoon. Generally, it's much better to release your music early in the morning or early in the evening, whatever the day you choose.

How often does Spotify top tracks this month update? ›

Your own charts

View your most listened tracks, artists and genres and switch between 3 different time periods. Your data is updated approximately every day.

Who is the number one artist in 2023? ›

Number-one artists
1USMiley Cyrus
2USTaylor Swift
3USMariah Carey
CANThe Weeknd
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Who is the number one artist in the world 2023? ›

Most listened to artists on Spotify in 2023 are 1. The Weeknd, 2. Ed Sheeran, 3. Taylor Swift and 17 others.

How many songs are on Spotify 2023? ›

There Are Over 80 Million Tracks on Spotify

There are over 80 million tracks on the platform, giving you a plethora of artists and genres to choose from.

What was the #1 hit song in 2023? ›

Mariah Carey, “All I Want for Christmas Is You”

Who is the youngest artist to reach number 1? ›

The youngest person ever to top the US charts is Stevie Wonder, who was 13 when he hit Number One with 'Fingertips Pt 2' in 1963.

Who is the #1 artist right now? ›

Popularity rankingArtist
01DrakeTrack artist
02RihannaTrack artist
03ColdplayTrack artist
04EminemTrack artist
94 more rows

Who are the hot new artists 2023? ›

This year's 10 Best New Artist nominees—Anitta, Omar Apollo, DOMi & JD BECK, Muni Long, Samara Joy, Latto, Måneskin, Tobe Nwigwe, Molly Tuttle, and Wet Leg—reflect a diverse, genre-spanning group of artists whose singular voices and styles have captivated listeners all over the globe.

Who is the most famous singer alive? ›

fame is defined by the % of people who have heard of a contemporary music artist. Find out more
  • 1 Miley Cyrus97%
  • 2 Beyoncé97%
  • 3 Lady Gaga97%
  • 4 Taylor Swift96%
  • 5 Katy Perry96%
  • 6 Justin Timberlake96%
  • 7 Justin Bieber96%
  • 8 Rihanna96%

Which song is most famous in the world? ›

The World's Most Beloved Music
1"Shape of You"Ed Sheeran
2"rockstar"Post Malone ft. 21 Savage
3"One Dance"Drake ft. Wizkid and Kyla
4"Closer"The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey
6 more rows
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What album has a billion streams? ›

Tracks from the deluxe edition of Ed Sheeran's (UK) 2017 album ÷ [“Divide”] had been streamed 12.835 billion times on Spotify as of 16 February 2023.


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