Spotify releases top streamed songs, artists, and podcasts for 2020

Spotify releases top streamed songs, artists, and podcasts for 2020

Whatever you’ve been soundtracking this year, music and podcast streaming has taken some interesting turns. With many of us either working from home or just spending a lot of time in our own spaces during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, music and podcasts have been crucial for some to keep motivated, find comfort, or simply fill a quiet house. And it’s also been political.

Spotify has released its annual Wrapped list of 2020’s streaming trends, including the most streamed artists, songs, and podcasts on the platform, and there’s some interesting data in there. 

Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny was the most streamed artist globally on the platform, followed by Drake, J Balvin, Juice WRLD, and The Weeknd, whose “Blinding Lights” was the most streamed song around the world on Spotify this year with almost 1.6 billion streams in 2020 — despite being released in November last year.  Read more…

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