What are the most streamed songs on Spotify and how many streams do the song have worldwide?
Don’t worry if you don’t know the answers to these questions because by the end of the article you are gonna find out.
So today in this article, we will answer these questions with our list of Top15 most streamed songs on Spotify of all time.
In fact: Even though there are 46 songs with over 1 billion streams on Spotify, But for this article we will feature 15 of these most-streamed songs from lowest to the highest streamed song for you guys.
So if you’re a music lover, Believe me, you will surely enjoy these songs.
But before entering the list, you may have questions popping up on your mind regarding this list. Let me clear them for you first.
What is Spotify?
Spotify is a Swedish digital music service that allows you to access, download, and listen to millions of tracks on any device. Spotify has improved the way people enjoy music.
Why the list of most-streamed songs on Spotify and why not apple music or Gaana or some other streaming site?
The answer is simple though; It is the most used music streaming service ever. Spotify holds 40% of the global music streaming market and has 83 million paid subscribers.
So, with no further interruptions, let us jump in to the list of most streamed songs on Spotify of all time.
Disclaimber: The list of Top 15 songs on Spotify of all time is of real-time number of streams on Spotify it changes from day to day here we update list every month. So please bookmark us to stay updated.
The List of Top 15 Most Streamed Songs on Spotify Ever:
- “Shape of You”
- “One Dance”
- “Thinking Out Loud”
- “God’s Plan”
- “Love Yourself”
- “Despacito (Remix)”
- “Lean On”
- “Say You Won’t Let Go”
- “New Rules”
Wanna know more cool info like the artist who produced the song, the number of streams the song has and some other cool facts.
Then, we got you covered buddy. Just keep scrolling you will get to know what you want to know.
1. Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Streams in millions: 2,345
I guess the Shape of You being at first is a no brainer I guess, right?
I mean, ever since its release, the song shattered the music records one by one and I’m sure thst is song is there in your playlist.
The song was a global hit; it topped number-one on the singles charts of 34 countries and also it was on the Billboard Hot 100 for 12 non-consecutive weeks.
With over 2 billion streams, “Shape of You” is the most streamed song on Spotify ever and the 2nd most viewed video on YouTube.
Fun Fact: Ed Sheeran is the #1 artist on Spotify with over 51.11 million followers.
2. Drake – One Dance(feat. Kyla and Wizkid)
Streams in millions: 1,770
After its release, One Dance topped number one on 15 countries and conquered the US Billboard Hot 100 for 10 non-consecutive weeks.
It was also the most-streamed song on Spotify until the appearance of Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You.
Fun Fact: “One Dance” is the first song to cross 1 billion streams on Spotify.
3. Post Malone – Rockstar(feat. 21 Savage)
Album: Beer & Bentleys
Streams in millions: 1,742
The Rockstar turned out to be the chart-topper in 11 major countries. Moreover, It also helped Posty and 21 Savage to top charts in those countries for the first time.
Since then there’s no stopping the Post Malone from getting bigger and bigger as an artist from that day by making more awesome songs like Wow, Sunflower and also his latest album Hollywood bleeding is sure an album that must be added to your Playlist.
Ah, admit it at least one of our friends still has set this song as his ringtone or caller tune, right?
Fun Fact: The real name of Posty is Austin Richard Post.
4. The Chainsmokers – Closer(feat. Halsey) .
Streams in millions: 1,660
The “Closer” helped both Chainsmokers’ and Halsey’s to register their first number-one song on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and other six countries.
The song stayed at the top spot for 12 consecutive weeks successfully and also become the first song ever to spend 26 weeks in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Fun Fact: Closer is only the second song in the history of the Hot 100 chart to spend 32 weeks in the top ten of the chart.
5. Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Streams in millions: 1,437
The single has reached the top spot in 7 countries and peaked at number two on both the United States Billboard Hot 100 and the Canadian Hot 100.
In June 2015, “Thinking Out Loud” became the first single to spend a full year in the UK top 40.
“Thinking Out Loud” received two Grammy awards for Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance.
Fun Facts: 1. In October 2015, the first-ever song to be streamed over 500 million times on Spotify.
2. Ever since his very young age, Ed was fond of music. He started singing in the church choir at the age of 4 and learned guitar at a young age as well.
6. Drake – God’s Plan
Streams in millions: 1,417
The single topped the charts in fourteen countries, including the UK and Canada. The song broke first-day streaming records on both Apple Music and Spotify and was the most-streamed song of the year on both services.
In the YouTube video, Drake gives away nearly one million US dollars to people and institutions in Florida.
Believe me, if you haven’t watched it yet on YouTube, please do yourself a favour and go watch it for sure.
Fun fact: Drake has a tattoo of his mentor Lil Wayne on his left tricep. After knowing this Lil Wayne stated that he was “beyond floored” and “honoured”.
7. Camila Cabello – Havana(feat. Young Thug)
Streams in millions: 1,344
Havana topped the charts on 7 major countries. It was the best-selling digital single of 2018 with sales of over 19 million units.
You can say that after cutting ties with her former band, “Fifth Harmony”, Havana helped Camila in kick-starting her career as a solo singer.
Fun Fact: Camila is a fan of Demi Lovato and she even has every single one of Demi Lovato’s albums.
8. Justin Bieber – Love Yourself
Streams in millions: 1,299
The song was penned by Justin Bieber with Benny Blanco, Ed Sheeran and was produced by Benny Blanco.
On the US Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart, the song became Bieber’s Hatrick number-one, whereas in the United States it spent 24 non-consecutive weeks in the top 10.
Fun Fact: The pop star is also good at solving a Rubix cube. In fact, Justin can solve a cube in less than 2 minutes.
9. Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee – Despascito remix(feat. Justin Bieber) .
Streams in millions: 1,298
Actually, after seeing how people reacted to the song in a Colombian nightclub during a tour in South America itched Justin to make a remix version of the “Despacito”.
All Thanks to “Despacito” Remix version Justin Bieber sang in Spanish for the first time in his career.
Ed Sheeran revealed that he wanted to record the remix version of the Despacito, but somehow Justin Bieber advantaged him.
What do you guys think that made Justin Bieber get chosen over Ed Sheeran.
Fun Fact: The original version of Despacito is the most viewed video on YouTube.
10. Major Lazer & DJ Snake – Lean On (feat. MØ)
Album: Peace Is the Mission
Streams in millions: 1,293
The catchy song topped at number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 2 on the UK Singles Chart and reached topped the charts in 10 major countries.
On November 2015, “Lean On” was tagged as the most-streamed song of all time by Spotify. Later it was overtaken by One Dance.
According to IFPI, “Lean On” it is one of the best-selling singles of all time, with global sales of 13.1 million.
Fun Fact: Fun Fact: In an interview with Time, Diplo said that he initially sent the song to both Rihanna and Nicki Minaj’s camps as a slower reggae track but got rejected. He even stated their rejection was a blessing in disguise and further added MO sounds better than anybody. Can’t agree more, right?.
11. Ed Sheeran – Perfect
Streams in millions: 1,275
Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” is the perfect gift from the Ed Sheeran to his fans for Christmas. The song peaked as the chart-topper in 16 major countries.
The song eventually topped number one on the UK Singles Chart and the US Billboard Hot 100 in December 2017.
Fun Fact: Ed Sheeran’s favourite rapper is Eminem and during his early career, he wanted to meet him one day.
12. James Arthur – Say You Won’t Let Go
Album: Back from the Edge
Streams in millions: 1,266
The song topped the charts in Australia, New Zealand, Sweden and the Republic of Ireland and peaked at 11 on the Billboard Hot 100.
On May 2018, The Script sued the song for copyright infringement and it is going on under lawsuit.
Fun Fact: The former One Direction member, Niall Horan is huge of James Arthur.
13. Ed Sheeran – Photograph
Streams in millions: 1,252
It reached the top five on the main singles charts in over five countries and peaked at No. 10.
The video is a montage of the real home footage of Sheeran’s infancy, childhood, and adolescence.
Not to mention it is the oldest song to be featured on or list.
4 out of 15 most streamed songs on Spotify belong to Ed Sheeran clearly shows his dominance in the music industry.
Fun Fact: Ever since his very young age, Ed was fond of music. He started singing in the church choir at 4 and learned guitar at a young age as well.
14. Dua Lipa – New Rules
Album: Dua Lipa
Streams in millions: 1,247
In the lyrics, the singer states some rules to get over a former boyfriend.
The visual video shows the artist staying in a hotel room with her buddies, who prevent her from getting reuniting with her former boyfriend.
It was ranked number one in the six countries and further holds the record of being Dua Lipa’s first song to be featured on top 10 US Billboard Hot 100’s.
Fun Fact: Dua Lipa is the first female artist to receive five Brit Awards nominations.
15. Justin Bieber – Sorry
Streams in millions: 1,243
Sorry is all about Justin asking an opportunity to apologize to a lover and asking to give him a second chance to redeem himself.
The song topped the charts of thirteen countries and 3 weeks at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100.
The irony is that “Sorry” was replaced by his own third single “Love Yourself” on the chart dated February 13, 2016, making Bieber the 12th act in the Hot 100’s history to overtake himself at number one.
Globally, “Sorry” achieved sales of 10 million in 2016 only and became one of the best-selling digital music releases.
Seriously, Justin had one hell of success in the year 2016.
Fun Fact: Justin Biber got the Hollywood superstar Will Smith as his mentor.
Conclusion: The list of Top 15 Most streamed songs on Spotify of all time ends here with Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” acing the list and Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” is the last.
By the way which one of the above songs is your favourite and which song do you think have the potential to enter the list until next year.
Mention them below I will be waiting to know your opinion.
See you till the next post then.
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