The 100 Most Played Songs on Spotify (2023 Update) - Blog - FreeYourMusic (2023)

Have you ever wondered what are the top 100 most listened songs on Spotify? Well, you are in the right place.

Let's dive into some of the most played songs on Spotify. Not necessarily the best songs (although there is some overlap), but we've put together a list of the most popular music streams on Spotify.

Check out this blog post for a complete list of the 100 most streamed songs of all time.

So, without further ado, let's dive in and see which songs made it!

What is the most listened song on Spotify?

The most-streamed song in Spotify history is credited to The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights."

Released in November 2019, the song has been viewed more than 3 billion times on the platform! This is big. So far, the only two songs to have hit 3 billion streams on Spotify are The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights" and Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You."

With a dazzling 3.332 billion streams, The Weeknd surpassed Ed Sheraan's "Shape of You" in January 2023. Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" held the record for the most streamed song for over 5 years! When it seemed like nobody could top 1st place, it took The Weeknd's Blinding Lights just a few months to set a new streaming record.

It's no surprise that The Weeknd's hit song "Blinding Lights" has taken over Spotify as the most-streamed song on the platform. With its catchy beat and infectious chorus, it's easy to see why it's become a new fan favorite.

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But how popular is "Blinding Lights"? According to Spotify, it is currently the most streamed song on the platform with more than 3.3 billion streams. That's right, 3.3 billion views! No wonder it became the most-streamed song in Spotify history, credited by none other than The Weeknd himself.

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As for me, "Blinding Lights" hasn't become my most streamed song on Spotify, but I love its catchy beat and smooth voice. Every time it plays I sing and dance in my seat.

It's not just me who can't get enough of “Blinding Lights”. The song has become a global phenomenon, topping the charts in 37 countries. It has even been used in various commercials and films, further cementing its place as a cultural phenomenon.

"Blinding Lights" was also officially recognized as the biggest single of all time on the US Billboard Hot 100. When it was released in late 2019, the song stayed on the charts for over 100 weeks.

If you haven't already, be sure to check out "Blinding Lights" on Spotify. It's definitely worth a listen, and you'll soon see why it's become the most streamed song on the platform. Believe me, you won't get it out of your head.

Who is the most listened to artist on Spotify?

As of January 2023, The Weeknd has the most monthly listeners on Spotify. Ed Sheeran is the most visited male artist andDrake is the most streamed artist of all time.

The Weeknd is a Canadian singer who has won a number of awards including four Grammy Awards, 20 Billboard Music Awards and 17 Juno Awards. He enjoyed great success with his albums Kiss Land (2013), Beauty Behind the Madness (2015), Starboy (2016), After hours (2020) and Dawn FM (2022).

Even if you're not a fan of The Weeknd, you can probably name his most popular song: "Blinding Lights." The song was released on November 29, 2019 and has since been streamed more than 3.3 billion times. It currently occupies the first position of the most played song on Spotify.

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Let's see what other songs made it to the top of Spotify!

Top 10 most streamed songs on Spotify

Here are the best of the best: the most listened to songs on Spotify.

1. „Blinding Lights“ – The Weeknd

🎶 Streams: 3.339

🗓️ Posted on November 29, 2019

2. "The Shape of You" - Ed Sheeran

🎶 Streams: 3.335

🗓️ Start: 6 January 2017

3. "Dance Monkey" - Shades and I

🎶 Streams: 2.726

🗓️ Start: 10. May 2019

4. "Someone You Loved" - Lewis Capaldi

🎶 Streams: 2.596

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🗓️ Start: 8. November 2018

5. „Rockstar“ – Post Malone mit 21 Savage

🎶 Streams: 2.575

🗓️ Start: 15. September 2017

6. „Girasol“ – Post Malone und Swae Lee

🎶 Streams: 2.510

🗓️ Start: October 18, 2018

7. "One Dance" - Drake with Wizkid and Kyla

🎶 Streams: 2.498

🗓️ Start: 5. April 2016

8. „Closer“ – Die Chainsmokers con Halsey

🎶 Streams: 2.436

🗓️ Start: 29 July 2016

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9. "Creyente" - Imagine dragons

🎶 Streams: 2.335

🗓️ Start: 1 February 2017

10. "Stay" - The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber

🎶 Streams: 2.313

🗓️ Start: 9 July 2021

Top 10 most streamed songs on Spotify: summary

We have summarized the 10 most streamed songs on Spotify in an infographic. Feel free to share it on any of the social networks!

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Top 100 most played songs on Spotify

If the top 10 songs don't satisfy your curiosity, here is a top 100 list. We also created a playlist for the top 100 most played songs on Spotify.Open the playlist here.

AreaLiedstreams (billions)Artist)release date
1"Blinding Lights"3.337weekend29. November 2019
2"shape of you"3.334Ed Sheeran6 January 2017
3"Mono de Baile"2.726shadow and me10. May 2019
4"Someone You Loved"2.596Lewis Capaldi8. November 2018
5"Rockstar"2.575Post Malone with 21 savages15. September 2017
6"sunflower"2.510Swae Lees Post Malone18. October 2018
7"A dance"2.498Drake with Wizkid and Kyla5. April 2016
8"Fence"2.436The Chainsmokers con HalseyJuly 29, 2016
9"believer"2.335Imagine dragonsFebruary 1, 2017
10"Remain"2.313The Laroi Boy and Justin BieberJuly 9, 2021
11"Miss"2.312Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello21. June 2019
12"Perfect"2.277Ed SheeranMarch 3, 2017
13"Heat waves"2.207Glass animals29. June 2020
14"Say you won't let go"2.200Jamie Arturo9. September 2016
15"Bad Boy"2.186Billie EilishMarch 29, 2019
sixteen"Think Out Loud"2.136Ed Sheeran20. June 2014
17"Lucid Dreaming"2.125South WRLD4. May 2018
18"star boy"2.125The Weeknd mit Daft Punk21. September 2016
19"Don't start now"2.108pay for it1. November 2019
20"Gottes Plan"2.084Pato19 January 2018
21"Schön"2.069Billie Eilish and Khalid19. April 2018
22"watermelon sugar"2.062Harry-Stile15. May 2020
23"Photo"2.042Ed Sheeran20. June 2014
24"Bohemian Rhapsody"2.013Reina31. October 1975
25"Something Like That"2.006Los Chainsmokers und ColdplayFebruary 22, 2017
26"Shallow"1.976Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper27. September 2018
27"love yourself"1.954Justin Bieber9. November 2015
28"Sad!"1.951XXXTentacionMarch 1, 2018
29"circles"1.935post malone30. August 2019
30"Take Me to Church"1.923Hozier13. September 2013
31"All of Me"1.921John Legend12. August 2013
32"Sweater Weather"1.915the neighborhoodMarch 28, 2012
33"Donner"1.879Imagine dragons27. April 2017
34"7 Rings"1.874Ariana Grande18 January 2019
35"Goose flesh"1.868Travis Scott mit Kendrick Lamar2. September 2016
36"Jocelyn Flores"1.866XXXTentacion31. October 2017
37"Havana"1.838Camila Cabello mit Young Thug3. August 2017
38"stressed"1.813twenty-one pilots28. April 2015
39"XO-Tour Llif3"1.812Lil Uzi VertMarch 24, 2017
40"New rules"1.793pay for it2. June 2017
41"happier"1.782Marshmello and the Bastille17. August 2018
42"Counting stars"1.775A republicMarch 25, 2013
43"Modest"1.767Kendrick LamarMarch 30, 2017
44"Wake me up"1.764avicii17. June 2013
45"Let her go"1.762PassengerJuly 24, 2012
46"Sick Mode"1.760Travis Scott with Drake3. August 2018
47"How was it"1.750Harry-Stile1. April 2022
48"Turby Water"1.743Joy VanceMay 21, 2013
49"The hills"1.730weekend27. May 2015
50"I'm sorry"1.725Justin Bieber22. October 2015
51"Can't Stop Us"1.711Macklemore and Ryan Lewis with Ray Dalton16. August 2011
52"Good 4U"1.707olivia rodrigo14. May 2021
53"Let me Love You"1.707DJ Snake mit Justin Bieber5. August 2016
54"load"1.701Major Lazer und DJ Snake my MØMarch 2, 2015
55"Rosas (Imanbek-Remix)"1.695John with Imanbek18. September 2019
56"A kiss"1.688Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa6. April 2018
57"Better now"1.682post malone27. April 2018
58"Driver's license"1.676olivia rodrigo8 January 2021
59"Treat You Better"1.675Shawn Mendes3. June 2016
60"Applause"1.671Post Malone mit Quavo4. November 2016
61"arrested"1.669Alan WalkerDecember 3, 2015
62"Stay with me"1.658Sam Smith14. April 2014
63"Without me"1.646Halsey4. October 2018
64"No, I'm cheating"1.638The Chainsmokers with DayaFebruary 5, 2016
Sixty-five"Radio from another area"1.637Mark Ronson my Bruno Mars10. November 2014
66"I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)"1.637Mike Posner and Seeb14. April 2015
67"Industriebaby"1.627Lil Nas X mit Jack HarlowJuly 23, 2021
68"Memories"1.627Maroon 520. September 2019
69"Too Good for Goodbyes"1.624Sam Smith8. September 2017
70"I do not care"1.622Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber10. May 2019
71"Mr. Brightside"1.621The murderers7. June 2004
72"Thanks, continue"1.619Ariana Grande3. November 2018
73"demons"1.613Imagine dragons4. September 2012
74"Being lost"1.613Eminem28. October 2002
75"hover"1.606Dua Lipa with DaBaby1. October 2020
76"Montero (Call Me By Your Name)"1.598little nose xMarch 26, 2021
77"Dakiti"1.597Bad Bunny and Jhay Cortez30. October 2020
78"Cheer"1.59524kOro and Iann DiorJuly 24, 2020
79"Despacito (Remix)"1.587Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee with Justin Bieber17. April 2017
80"Unforgettable"1.581French Montana with Swae Lee7. April 2017
81"moonlight"1.565XXXTentacionMarch 16, 2018
82"Dynamite"1.562BTS21. August 2020
83"I want to know it?"1.555Arctic Monkeys19. June 2013
84"Crate"1.555Roddy RicoDecember 6, 2019
85"Wall of Wonders"1.547BONES30. October 1995
86"That's what I like"1.543Bruno Mars18. November 2016
87"Naughty Things"1.525Es29 January 2016
88"Nothing can stop me"1.522Shawn Mendes20. April 2017
89"Till I Break Down"1.522Eminem with Nate Dogg26. May 2002
90"stitches"1.515Shawn Mendes14. April 2015
91"No example to imitate"1.510J Cole4. August 2014
92"See you later"1.505Wiz Khalifa with Charlie PuthMarch 10, 2015
93“I liked it better”1.500Lauv19. May 2017
94"7 years"1.498Lukas Graham16. June 2015
95"I belong to you"1.494Jason MrazFebruary 12, 2008
96"Smells Like Teen Spirit"1.494Nirvana10. September 1991
97"Girls Like You"1.494Maroon 5 with Cardi B[B]30. May 2018
98"Slow"1.493Luis Fonsi with Daddy Yankee12 January 2017
99"Zucker"1.485Maroon 529. August 2014
100"Rockstar"1.481DaBaby mit Roddy Rich17. April 2020

My most streamed song on Spotify

Want to see what your most listened to song is on Spotify? The FreeYourMusic app includesa free statistics function for personalized statistics, although the service is mainly used to transfer playlists.

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The app generates statistics for all major music streaming platforms includingThe Spotify statistics,Apple Music statisticsjYouTube Music Stats. FreeYourMusic is available for all platforms: iOS, Android, Windows, MacOS and Linux.

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How to check your most listened songs, artists and albums on Spotify?

  1. install thatFreeYourMusicApplication
  2. Open the app and click Statistics in the sidebar.
  3. choose yoursmusic streaming service.
  4. Login to your account.
  5. FreeYourMusic generates a link to your personalized statistics.
  6. Open the link to view your most streamed songs, artists, and albums.
  7. If you want, you can send this link to others to share your stats.


What is the most played song of 2023? ›

Taylor Swift, “Anti-Hero”

What are the 100 most streamed songs on Spotify? ›

Spotify Top 100 Most-Streamed Songs
1. Ed Sheeran – Shape of You3307042661
2. The Weeknd – Blinding Lights3285156792
3. Tones And I – Dance Monkey2707855088
4 – Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved2564964399
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What is the most played song ever on Spotify? ›

Blinding Lights by The Weekend is the new all-time streams leader as of 2023! The Most Streamed Tracks Ever on Spotify! Cumulative playlist of songs - ordered by play count - that have at least 500 million streams.

Which artist has 1 billion streams on Spotify? ›

As of March 2023, a total of 370+ songs have surpassed one billion streams on Spotify.
100 most-streamed songs.
Song"Blinding Lights"
Streams (billions)3.456
Artist(s)The Weeknd
Release date29 November 2019
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How many songs have 1 billion streams on Spotify? ›

The Full List. The Billions Club contains over 300 songs, with the majority being released in the 2010s. This is largely due to the fact that Spotify launched at the start of that decade.

What's the number 1 song in the world ever? ›

According to Guinness World Records, Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" (1942) as performed by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single worldwide, with estimated sales of over 50 million copies.

What is number 1 song of all time? ›

Blinding Lights

What is the best song ever? ›

Best songs ever ranked
  1. “Strange Fruit” by Billie Holiday. ...
  2. “Heartbreak Hotel” by Elvis Presley. ...
  3. “Stand By Me” by Ben E. ...
  4. “Imagine” by John Lennon. ...
  5. “Killing Me Softly” by Roberta Flack. ...
  6. “God Only Knows” by Beach Boys. ...
  7. “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson. ...
  8. “Can't We Be Friends” by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong.
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Who is the number one artist in 2023? ›

Miley Cyrus

Who is the number one artist in the world 2023? ›

Number-one artists
1United StatesMiley Cyrus

Who is the #1 artist on Spotify right now? ›

The Weeknd


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