Spotify’s most streamed artists, songs, albums, podcasts and more, globally of 2021

Spotify’s most streamed artists, songs, albums, podcasts and more, globally of 2021

The header for Spotify's 2021 Wrapped top music and podcasts globally piece

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As 2021 Wrapped summarises user’s unique tastes, Spotify also unveil the most streamed music and podcasts around the world over the last year

Yesterday Spotify launched 2021 Wrapped, a personalized list of all of your most played artists, songs, genres, podcasts and more. In the new 2021 Wrapped hub, alongside your unique playlists, you’ll find top global and local playlists too. Here are the most played artists, songs, albums, podcasts and more streamed by Spotify’s 381 million listeners. Scroll to the bottom or click here to see other notable trends of streaming on Spotify in 2021, such as rediscovered old favourites, plant music, lazy playlists, sea shanties, vaccine playlists and space playlists.

  • Top 5 Most Streamed Artists Globally
  • Top 5 Most Streamed Albums Globally
  • Top 5 Most Streamed Songs Globally
  • Top 5 Most Streamed Podcasts Globally
  • Notable Trends of 2021

the re-release of her album Red (Taylor’s Version), giving old and new fans alike a reason to relive her earlier work, Taylor Swift takes second place. BTS, globally loved k-pop group, were the third most played artists, with single “Butter” securing their place. Coming in fourth place, is Canadian hip-hop artist Drake, whose album Certified Lover Boy in September hold the record for the most-streamed album in a single day on the platform. Justin Bieber achieves fifth place this year, with his new album Justice full of collaborations with artists across the globe.

Spotify number one most streamed artist

1. Bad Bunny


Spotify number two most streamed artist

2. Taylor Swift


Spotify number three most streamed artist

3. BTS


Spotify number four most streamed artist

4. Drake


Spotify number five most streamed artist

5. Justin Bieber

1. “SOUR” by Olivia Rodrigo


Spotify number two most streamed album

2. “Future Nostalgia” by Dua Lipa


Spotify number three most streamed album

3. “Justice” by Justin Bieber


Spotify number four most streamed album

4. “=” by Ed Sheeran


Spotify number five most streamed album

5. “Planet Her” by Doja Cat

Spotify’s Song of the Summer 2021. After releasing last year, “Levitating (feat. DaBaby” by Dua Lipa rises the ranks to land in fifth place.

Spotify number one most streamed song

1. “drivers license” by Olivia Rodrigo


Spotify number two most streamed song

2. “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” by Lil Nas X


Spotify number three most streamed song

3. “STAY (with Justin Bieber)” by The Kid LAROI


Spotify number four most streamed song

4. “good 4 u” by Olivia Rodrigo


Spotify number five most streamed song

5. “Levitating (feat. DaBaby)” by Dua Lipa

Bringing with it a whole load of controversy, The Joe Rogan Experience survived its first full year as a Spotify exclusive, landing in first place. Alex Cooper’s Caller Her Daddy became a Spotify exclusive this year, securing its place as the second most-streamed podcast. True crime and news were also popular genres this year, with Crime Junkie, TED Talks Daily and The Daily pulling in third, fourth and fifth place.

Spotify number one most streamed podcast

1. The Joe Rogan Experience


Spotify number two most streamed podcast

2. Call Her Daddy


Spotify number three most streamed podcast

3. Crime Junkie


Spotify number four most streamed podcast

4. TED Talks Daily


Spotify number five most streamed podcast

5. The Daily


Notable Trends of 2021


For a chance to be featured on next year’s most-streamed list, make sure to distribute your music to Spotify. Click here to find out how to do that for free.

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