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Top 15 MOST Streamed Songs on Spotify So far|Updated monthly

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.

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The List of Top 15 Most Streamed Songs on Spotify Ever:

  1. Shape of You
  2. One Dance
  3. Rockstar
  4. Closer
  5. Thinking Out Loud
  6. God’s Plan
  7. Havana
  8. Love Yourself
  9. Despacito (Remix)
  10. Lean On
  11. Perfect
  12. Say You Won’t Let Go
  13. Photograph
  14. New Rules
  15. Sorry

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

Album: ÷

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 shape of you is one of the double lead singles of Ed Sheeran’s third studio album ÷ (2017).

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)

Album: Views

Streams in millions: 1,770

Drake‘s “One Dance” featuring Wizkid and Kyla is the 2nd most streamed song on Spotify. And it is from Drakes’s fourth studio albumViews (2016).

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

Post Malone‘s “Rockstar” featuring 21 Savage is the 3rd most streamed song on our list. It is from Posty’s second album named Beerbongs & Bentleys.

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) .

Album: Collage

Streams in millions: 1,660

The American DJ duo the Chainsmokers colossal hit “Closer” is the fourth song from their album Collage. The song also features vocals of Halsey alongside Drew Taggart.

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

Album: ×

Streams in millions: 1,437

Ed Sheeran‘s “Thinking Out Loud” is the 5th position on our list. Thinking out loud is the third single from Ed’s second studio album ×.

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

Album: Scorpion

Streams in millions: 1,417

The Canadian rapper Drake strikes again in our list and this time with his song”God’s Plan“. It is the lead single off his 5th studio album  Scorpion (2018).

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)

Album: Camila

Streams in millions: 1,344

Here comes the female pop sensation over the last few years, Camila Cabello with her “Havana” featuring Young Thug. Havana is the lead single from Camila’s debut album Camila as a solo singer.

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

Album: Purpose

Streams in millions: 1,299

Next, we have Justin Bieber‘s “Love Yourself” on our list. It is the third single from Justin’s sensational fourth studio album purpose.

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) .

Album: Vida

Streams in millions: 1,298

Surprisingly,  Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee‘s “Despacito (Remix)” featuring Justin Bieber makes it into our list.

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

Major Lazer and DJ Snake‘s “Lean On” featuring  is 10th most streamed song on Spotify. It is from Major Lazer‘s third studio album Peace Is the Mission.

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

Album: ÷

Streams in millions: 1,275

Perfect” is the fourth single Ed Sheeran from his third studio album, ÷ (2017).

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 2012 X factor winner James Arthur’s “Say You Won’t Let Go” is the 12th most streamed song on our list. It is the lead single off his second studio album Back from the Edge(2016).

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

Album: ×

Streams in millions: 1,252

Ed Sheeran‘s “Photograph” is the 4rth song of Ed Sheeran in our list. It is the fifth single from his album  × (2014).

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

Dua Lipa‘s “New Rules” is the 14th song on or list. It is a song from her self titled album “New Rules“.

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

Album: Purpose

Streams in millions: 1,243

Sorry to say that but Justin Bieber‘s “Sorry” is the last song on our list of most-streamed songs. It is the second single from his album Purpose.

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.

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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.

Bye Bye.

Arvind View All

I am a blogger by passion striving to get better day by day. You the person who is reading about me have a good day.

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