Top 10 Most Listened to Artists On Spotify of All Time

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Spotify is changing the game for artists all over the world. In just a few short years, the streaming service has become the go-to platform for music lovers everywhere.

But who is the most listened-to artist on Spotify? That’s a question we set out to answer with this list of the top 10 most streamed artists of all time.

Note: All the data and numbers are accurate as of August 15th, 2022.

Top 10 Most Listened to Artists On Spotify


1. Drake

Total Streams49,187,536,604
Monthly Listeners64.87 Million

Yes, Drake is the most streamed artist on Spotify by a wide margin. The Canadian rapper has been breaking records left and right, and his music is resonating with people all over the world.

If you’re not a fan of Drake, you might be surprised to learn that he actually has a pretty diverse range of music, from club bangers to more reflective and introspective tracks.

Regardless of your taste, there’s something for everyone in Drake’s catalog.

Total Tracks262
Tracks Over 1 Billion Streams 6
Tracks Over 100 Million Streams 127
Tracks Over 10 Million Streams 256
Tracks Over 1 Million Streams 259

2. Bad Bunny

Total Streams42,309,393,425
Monthly Listeners63.45 Million

Second on the list of most streamed artists is Bad Bunny, another rapper whose popularity has exploded in recent years.

Bunny is a bit of a different artist than Drake, with a style that is more influenced by Latin trap and reggaeton. But he is no less popular, as evidenced by his massive streaming numbers.

So, if you’re looking for something a little different from the usual hip-hop fare Bad Bunny is definitely worth checking out.

Total Tracks164
Tracks Over 1 Billion Streams 5
Tracks Over 100 Million Streams 116
Tracks Over 10 Million Streams 158
Tracks Over 1 Million Streams 163

3. Ed Sheeran

Total Streams37,415,020,824
Monthly Listeners81.32 Million

It’s no surprise to see Ed Sheeran in the top 10, given that he’s one of the biggest pop stars in the world right now.

Sheeran’s signature blend of soulful vocals and acoustic guitar has won him legions of fans, and his latest album = (“equals”) was one of the most anticipated releases of 2021.

Total Tracks238
Tracks Over 1 Billion Streams 10
Tracks Over 100 Million Streams 62
Tracks Over 10 Million Streams 175
Tracks Over 1 Million Streams 213

4. The Weeknd

Total Streams33,746,041,276
Monthly Listeners 78.85 Million

Born, “Abel Makkonen Tesfaye”, The Weeknd is a Canadian R&B singer who first came to prominence with the release of his mixtapes House of Balloons, Thursday, and Echoes of Silence in 2011.

Since then he has released 5 chart-topping studio albums, Kiss Land (2013), Beauty Behind the Madness (2015), Starboy (2016), After Hours (2020), and Dawn FM (2022).

Apart from his music, he has also made his film debut in the movie Uncut Gems (2019).

Total Tracks186
Tracks Over 1 Billion Streams 8
Tracks Over 100 Million Streams 72
Tracks Over 10 Million Streams 145
Tracks Over 1 Million Streams 166

5. Justin Bieber

Total Streams31,828,155,294
Monthly Listeners71.42 Million

Justin Bieber is the fifth most streamed artist on Spotify of all time. The young pop star has been taking the world by storm for years, and his fan base is only getting bigger.

Bieber’s music is upbeat and catchy, making it perfect for mass appeal. And with new music on the way, it looks like Bieber’s streaming numbers are only going to go up.

Total Tracks224
Tracks Over 1 Billion Streams 6
Tracks Over 100 Million Streams 56
Tracks Over 10 Million Streams 174
Tracks Over 1 Million Streams 196

6. Ariana Grande

Total Streams31,816,732,257
Monthly Listeners51.92 Million

As of 15th august 2022, Ariana is the 6th most streamed artist on Spotify with over 51.78 million monthly listeners.

Known for her powerful vocal range, Grande has been enthralling audiences since she started out on the Nickelodeon show Victorious.

In the years since she’s become one of the most successful pop stars in the world, and holds 27 Guinness World Records which is a testament to her widespread appeal.

Total Tracks181
Tracks Over 1 Billion Streams 7
Tracks Over 100 Million Streams 71
Tracks Over 10 Million Streams 126
Tracks Over 1 Million Streams 175

7. Taylor Swift

Total Streams31,413,305,996
Monthly Listeners 58.41 Million

Another female powerhouse on the list is Taylor Swift. The American singer-songwriter got her start in country music but has since crossover to become one of the biggest pop stars in the world.

Swift’s music often deals with personal relationships and heartbreak, which is the reason why her songs resonate so much with the mass.

In addition to her success on Spotify, she has sold millions of albums and won numerous awards, including 11 Grammy Awards.

Total Tracks323
Tracks Over 1 Billion Streams 1
Tracks Over 100 Million Streams 90
Tracks Over 10 Million Streams 249
Tracks Over 1 Million Streams 314

8. Eminem

Total Streams29,832,625,313
Monthly Listeners53.65 Million

With more than 29 billion streams, Eminem is the 8th most streamed artist on Spotify. The 49-year-old rapper from Detroit is one of the best-selling artists of all time, with over 220 million albums sold worldwide.

Eminem’s popularity is due to his lyrical prowess and his ability to tell a story through his music. His songs are often personal and introspective, giving listeners a glimpse into his life and struggles.

Eminem has had a long and successful career, with eight studio albums released since 1996. He has won 15 Grammy Awards and an Academy Award, and he is considered one of the greatest rappers of all time.

Total Tracks300
Tracks Over 1 Billion Streams 5
Tracks Over 100 Million Streams 64
Tracks Over 10 Million Streams 226
Tracks Over 1 Million Streams 267

9. Post Malone

Total Streams29,324,454,176
Monthly Listeners53.86 Million

Ninth on the list of most streamed artists is Post Malone. The American rapper and singer-songwriter first gained popularity with his single “White Iverson” in 2015, and he has since released four studio albums, four of which were commercial successes.

Post Malone’s music is a unique blend of hip-hop, R&B, and pop, making it appealing to a wide range of listeners. His songs often deal with topics like heartbreak and mental health, which have resonated with many people.

Total Tracks98
Tracks Over 1 Billion Streams 9
Tracks Over 100 Million Streams 57
Tracks Over 10 Million Streams 78
Tracks Over 1 Million Streams 82

10. BTS

Total Streams27,718,706,655
Monthly Listeners44.46 Million

Last but not least, BTS is the 10th most streamed artist on Spotify with over 44.46 million monthly listeners. The South Korean boy band has taken the world by storm in recent years, becoming the first K-pop group to ever top the Billboard 200 chart.

Total Tracks261
Tracks Over 1 Billion Streams 1
Tracks Over 100 Million Streams 96
Tracks Over 10 Million Streams 211
Tracks Over 1 Million Streams 260

Wrapping Up

So, there you have it. The 10 most streamed artists on Spotify of all time. We hope that post gave you some insights into the artists that people are listening to the most.

Note: All the data and numbers are accurate as of August 15th, 2022.