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Music bythe numbers

Platforms like Spotify reflect the stories of a generation who stream nearly all of their music. What trends did 2023 bring, worldwide?

Albums

Songs

Artists

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Top Albums

These albums struck a chord with Spotify users from around the world this year!

Top Songs

Click to see the all-time streams for these songs!

These songs scored the year for Spotify users!

Drum roll please! This year's top five most streamed songs on Spotify were...“Flowers” by Miley Cyrus“Kill Bill” by SZA “As It Was” by Harry Styles“Seven (feat. Latto)” by Jung Kook“Ella Baila Sola” by Eslabon Armado, Peso PlumaClick to see the all time !

Top Artists

These performers captured the attention of music listeners around the world!

Taylor Swift

Bad Bunny

The Weeknd

- Spotify reports that this is Un Verano sin Ti's second consecutive year as the most-streamed record worldwide- Over 4.5 Billion streams- Bad Bunny's sixth album

Top Album of the Year

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Fast Facts: Un Verano sin Ti, Bad Bunny

- Midnight's has been popular since its release in 2022: according to Billboard, "moved a staggering 1.578 million equivalent album units of Midnights ... the largest first-week number of her career, and second only to Adele's 25 (3.38 million in 2015) for any artist in the streaming era" (Billboard).- 13 songs (Swift's lucky number), and her eighth album

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Second Top Album of the Year

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Fast Facts: Midnights, Taylor Swift

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- SOS showcases SZA's collaboration with other artists, including four features: Phoebe Bridges ("Ghost in the Machine"), Travis Scott ("Open Arms"), Ol' Dirty Bastard ("Forgiveless"), and Don Toliver ("Used")- SZA's third stuido album - According to Billboard, "'SOS' is the first R&B album to spend its first seven weeks at No. 1 [on the Billboard 200 chart] since Whitney Houston's 'Whitney' in 1987" (Billboard). In total, SOS spent 10 weeks at No. 1.

Third Top Album of the Year

Fast Facts: SOS, SZA

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- The deluxe edition of this 2016 album hit Spotify in March of 2023 and featured remixes of his songs with Arianna Grande, Daft Punk, and ASAP Rock (just to name a few)- The album's title track has over 3.11 billion streams on Spotify

Fourth Top Album of the Year

Fast Facts: Starboy, The Weeknd

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- This was Karol G's fourth studio album- At the 2024 Grammy's, Mañana Será Bonito won Best Musica Urbana Album- One of the most popular tracks on the album, AMARGURA, has over 500 million streams on the platform

Fifth Top Album of the Year

Fast Facts: Mañana Será Bonito, Karol G