Spotify Wrapped 2023 Is Here—Taylor Swift Dethrones Bad Bunny

Spotify Wrapped 2023
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Spotify Wrapped 2023
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Spotify Wrapped 2023 is here—and Taylor Swift has dethroned Bad Bunny after three years. With more than 574 million people listening to music on Spotify—here’s a peek at some of the top stats.

One of the defining characteristics of music listening in 2023 is the return of major female artists, including Beyonce and Taylor Swift. Spotify says its top lists this year reflect this trend as Taylor Swift topped the most-streamed artist list, while Miley Cyrus took the most-streamed songs globally list with “Flowers.”

Spotify Wrapped 2023 Global Top Lists

Most-Streamed Artists

  1. Taylor Swift
  2. Bad Bunny
  3. The Weeknd
  4. Drake
  5. Peso Pluma
  6. Feid
  7. Travis Scott
  8. SZA
  9. KAROL G
  10. Lana Del Rey

Most-Streamed Songs

  1. “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus
  2. “Kill Bill” by SZA
  3. “As It Was” by Harry Styles
  4. “Seven (feat. Latto)” by Jung Kook
  5. “Ella Baila Sola” by Eslabon Armado, Peso Pluma
  6. “Cruel Summer” Taylor Swift
  7. “Creepin” Metro Boomin, The Weeknd, 21 Savage
  8. “Calm Down” Rema, Selena Gomez
  9. “Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53” Bizarrap, Shakira
  10. “Anti-Hero” Taylor Swift

Most-Streamed Albums

  1. Un Verano Sin Ti by Bad Bunny
  2. Midnights by Taylor Swift
  3. SOS by SZA
  4. Starboy by The Weeknd
  6. One Thing at a Time by Morgan Wallen
  7. Lover by Taylor Swift
  8. Heroes & Villains by Metro Boomin
  9. GÉNESIS by Peso Pluma
  10. Harry’s House by Harry Styles

Spotify Wrapped 2023 — U.S. Top Lists

U.S. Most-Streamed Artists

  1. Taylor Swift
  2. Drake
  3. Morgan Wallen
  4. The Weeknd
  5. Bad Bunny
  6. 21 Savage
  7. SZA
  8. Zach Bryan
  9. Kanye West
  10. Peso Pluma

U.S. Most-Streamed Songs

  1. “Last Night” by Morgan Wallen
  2. “Kill Bill” by SZA
  3. “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus
  4. “Ella Baila Sola” by Eslabon Armado, Peso Pluma
  5. “Boy’s a liar Pt. 2” by PinkPantheress, Ice Spice
  6. “Cruel Summer” by Taylor Swift
  7. “Something in the Orange” by Zach Bryan
  8. “You Proof” by Morgan Wallen
  9. “Creepin’ (with The Weeknd & 21 Savage)” by Metro Boomin, The Weeknd, 21 Savage
  10. “Anti-Hero” by Taylor Swift

U.S. Most-Streamed Albums

  1. One Thing At A Time by Morgan Wallen
  2. SOS by SZA
  3. Midnights by Taylor Swift
  4. HEROES & VILLAINS by Metro Boomin
  5. Dangerous: The Double Album by Morgan Wallen
  6. Lover by Taylor Swift
  7. Un Verano Sin Ti by Bad Bunny
  8. folklore by Taylor Swift
  9. GÉNESIS by Peso Pluma
  10. Starboy by The Weeknd

Some interesting trends to spot from the overall Spotify Wrapped 2023 data include a fresh look at who is consuming Latin music and classical music.

Spotify says Colombia saw an 85% increase in consumption of Mexican music during 2023, becoming the fifth-largest market. Meanwhile, consumption of Indian classical instrumental music grew on Spotify 500% in the last 24 months. Spotify says over 45% of those listening to Indian classical music on the service are under the age of 25.

Afrobeats is also a genre experiencing vigorous growth on the platform, with 550% growth since 2017. Emerging audiences for the genre are in Mexico and India, with Rema’s “Calm Down” becoming the first Afrobeats artist-led track to hit one billion streams on Spotify.

Meanwhile, Mandopop artists like Jay Chou, JJ Lin, and Eason Chan have accumulated more than 500 million streams globally for a 45% increase in the past year alone.