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Here Are the Most Streamed Artists, Songs, and Albums on Spotify This Year

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It's that time of the year again: Spotify Wrapped.

Yup, the music streaming service has finally released its annual year in review for 2020. Unfortunately, that means we also have to get ready to see an avalanche of people's personal years in review on different platforms on social media.

Before you get sick of all that, we have Spotify's most-streamed artists, songs, albums, and more. The list reveals that the global artists for the year were Bad Bunny, Drake, J. Balvin, the late Juice WRLD, and The Weeknd. Meanwhile, the most streamed female artists globally were Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa, and Halsey.

See the full list below.

Most Streamed Artists Globally

Bad Bunny
Drake
J. Balvin
Juice WRLD
The Weeknd

Most Streamed Female Artists

Billie Eilish
Taylor Swift
Ariana Grande
Dua Lipa
Halsey

Most Streamed Albums Globally

YHLQMDLG, Bad Bunny
After Hours, The Weeknd
Hollywood’s Bleeding, Post Malone
Fine Line, Harry Styles
Future Nostalgia, Dua Lipa

Most Streamed Songs Globally

“Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd
“Dance Monkey” by Tones and I
“The Box” by Roddy Ricch
“Roses - Imanbek Remix” by Imanbek and SAINt JHN
“Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa

Most Popular Podcasts Globally

The Joe Rogan Experience
TED Talks Daily
The Daily
The Michelle Obama Podcast
Call Her Daddy

Most Popular Podcast Genres Globally

Society & Culture
Comedy
Lifestyle & Health
Arts & Entertainment
Education

The biggest song of the year was The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights." Grammys, are you seeing this?

Other highlights include a 1,400 percent increase in playlists made over quarantine. And, 65 million of them were Black Lives Matter-themed.

In other news, Spotify is also testing a stories-like feature (because why the hell not). After all, Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, and Twitter have them all now. Stories. Stories for all.

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