Spotify: Drake, Bad Bunny and Dua Lipa are the most listened to artists of 2020

uSpotify closes this year 2020 by publishing its ranking of the most streamed songs on its platform. In this top 10 we find heavyweights in the industry, such as Drake, Bad Bunny, Dua Lipa and The Weeknd.

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While Spotify has just increased the price of its premium subscription, the music streaming platform is taking advantage of this end of the year to publish its ranking of the most popular artists in 2020 on Tuesday, December 1. first place the Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny, with no less than 8.3 billion plays.

We find just behind in the standings Drake, J Balvin, Juice WRLD and The Weeknd. Note also that The Weeknd After Hours album slips into second place among the most listened to albums on the platform. Without surprise, pole position is occupied by “YHLQMDLG” from Bad Bunny, with 3.3 billion streams.

Drake, Bad Bunny, The Weeknd and Dua Lipa hit on Spotify

Post Malone’s HollyWood’s Bleeding, Harry Styles’ Fine Line, and Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia are in third, fourth and fifth place, respectively, on the charts of the most popular albums in 2020. According to platform data, the musical genre the most popular this year is pop music. Finally, Joe Rogan’s podcast can claim to be the most popular in 2020.

As for the Top 5 songs, we find in order:

  • Blinding Light by The Weeknd
  • Dance Monkey by Tones And I
  • The Box by Roddy Rich
  • Roses (Remix) by SAINt JHN
  • Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa

Regarding Dua Lipa, the 25-year-old British singer can congratulate herself on being the fourth most listened to female artist on the platform, alongside Billie Eilish, who remains at the top of the ranking for the second consecutive year. As a reminder, Spotify has recently integrated new features. Recently, it is possible to find a song on Spotify only with the lyrics. A useful function when looking for a song knowing neither the title or the performer.

In addition, users will soon be able to customize their playlists to their liking. For example, it will be possible to customize the guard image of your playlist, or to change the name or order of the songs. These new customization options will soon be available to all users.

Source: BBC