The 2023 Spotify Wrapped edition reveals this year’s most streamed artists, songs and albums

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Up next is the 2023 edition of Spotify Wrapped, unveiling the most popular artists, songs, and albums of the year, along with providing users special insight into their own listening habits.

This year, the streaming platform introduces new features such as a system that assigns a city based on listening habits, recorded messages from popular musicians if they feature as one of the user’s top artists, and the new AI DJ feature, guiding listeners through their personalized Wrapped.

In 2023, major female pop stars made a comeback, “sonic diversity that topped the charts”, and the toplists showcase how over 574 million people around the world listened this year.
The platform highlighted global trends including the impact of Eurovision, Gen Z’s embrace of genreless/genre-hybrid trend, the surge in Colombian enthusiasm for Mexican music, and the growth of Afrobeats as one of the fastest-growing genres on Spotify, increasing by 550% since 2017.

As confirmed by Spotify, Taylor Swift is the top global artist of 2023. Her global streams since January 1 have exceeded 26.1 billion.
The rundown of Spotify 2023’s Most-Streamed Artists Globally includes Taylor Swift, Bad Bunny, The Weeknd, Drake, Peso Pluma, Feid, Travis Scott, SZA, Karol G, and Lana Del Rey. The top song of the year was ‘Flowers’ by Miley Cyrus, with over 1.6 billion streams globally.

The rundown of Spotify 2023’s Most-Streamed Songs Globally includes ‘Flowers’ by Miley Cyrus, ‘Kill Bill’ by SZA, ‘As It Was’ by Harry Styles, and more. The most-streamed album of the year for the second year in a row was ‘Un Verano Sin Ti’ by Bad Bunny, followed by Taylor Swift’s album ‘Midnights’ and SZA’s ‘SOS’.

The rundown of Spotify 2023’s Most-Streamed Albums Globally includes ‘Un Verano Sin Ti’ by Bad Bunny, ‘Midnights’ by Taylor Swift, ‘SOS’ by SZA, and more. For more detailed stats and the top podcasts, visit Spotify’s website.

Additionally, Spotify is celebrating the launch of Wrapped 2023 with a live event featuring performances by Raye, Charli XCX, Sam Smith, and Chase & Status in London, tonight (30th of November). The event will be broadcast live on TikTok if you’re unable to attend.

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