The music streaming platforms have become a part of daily lifestyle and it is time to know which songs listeners like to enjoy the most. Spotify has announced its list of the Top 10 most-streamed songs on the platform. Let’s take a better look at it!
‘Believer’ by Imagine Dragons
Total Stream: 2.46 billion, Release Year: 2017
What did you listen to when you needed a potential dose of energy and motivation? Yes, Imagine Dragons. The band who helped everyone believe in themselves released the track ‘Believer’ in 2017 and it is still buzzing through playlists. It is US’s top five best-selling songs of 2017 and now in 2023, it is still gaining more streams.
‘Stay’ by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber
Total Stream: 2.50 billion, Release Year: 2021
This is Justin Bieber‘s eighth chart-topping track but for Kid, it is just the first. However, it does not require to say that both artists did a great job in making this track and their performance is perfectly in sync. Echoing similar sentiments of troubled relationships; this song captivated listeners of all ages and all kinds of musical tastes.
‘Closer’ by The Chainsmokers feat Halsey
Total Stream: 2.51 billion, Release Year: 2016
Chainsmokers gained the limelight with the success of ‘Closer’. It is one of those go-to songs or comfort tracks that can be played anytime and anywhere, regardless of the occasion. The story of two lovers on the backseat of the rover does not sound bad with the EDM grooves and that’s why it is still clapping.
‘One Dance’ by Drake feat Wizkid and Kyla
Total Stream: 2.59 billion, Release Year: 2016
Drake’s classic style of infusing love and lust through his tracks is quite noticeable in this track. Released back in 2016, the track is well-built and offers the raw essence of a rapper that makes it even more unique. Drake, who is well known for its menacing verses; did a great job of reflecting his views in the song, and listeners still love it. While everyone thinks that Drake just wants to do some ‘Rich Flex’, he is assuring that he is only looking for that ‘One Dance’ with his woman.
‘Sunflower’ by Post Malone and Swae Lee
Total Stream: 2.62 billion, Release Year: 2018
There is no doubt that being a part of the ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ soundtrack is the best feature of the song. It perfectly fits with the colorful comic style and laid-back vibes, and a teenage romance. Soft and melodic hip-hop beats sound quite therapeutic and listeners agree that many have listened to it on repeat just like Miles Morales.
‘Rockstar’ by Post Malone feat 21 Savage
Total Stream: 2.65 billion, Release Year: 2017
Post has many famous tracks but this collaboration with 21 Savage seems to be the most hit one. The song offers a ‘top of the world’ feeling or just being in the best moments of life which is quite enjoyable. Cool, hooky yet dark and spooky; the song engages listeners through both its musical arrangement and the hard-hitting bars. The official music video is charming enough to deserve the hype. That is why, even after six years of its release; ‘Rockstar’ is still at the top of the game.
‘Someone You Loved’ by Lewis Capaldi
Total Stream: 2.74 billion, Release Year: 2018
Not only the powerful numbers made their place up in the list but some emotional melodic songs also made their rank up there. Lewis Capaldi’s ‘Someone You Loved’ is such a number that offers the essence of lost love or a romance that never came to fruition. Yearning for love, this song stirred the deeper emotions of listeners and made it become top of the list. This lovely Piano ballad also comes with two different music videos.
‘Dance Monkey’ by Tones And I
Total Stream: 2.79 billion, Release Year: 2019
‘Dance Monkey’ is undoubtedly the most peppy number that made every listener join the dance floor. Not just its music but the official music video is also a great treat for the audience. This single has topped the charts in more than 30 countries and gained a record-breaking number of streams from the UK and The US.
‘Shape of You’ by Ed Sheeran
Total Stream: 3.44 billion, Release Year: 2017
It is hard to find someone who has not heard ‘Shape of You’ and it is even harder to find someone who did not like the track. There is no doubt that everybody like Ed Sheeran’s tracks this unwavering singer-songwriter has offered many chartbuster songs through the years. However, nothing can come near to the timeless popularity of ‘Shape of You’; something that can still be heard by some passerby humming on the way. Whether it is the rhythm or romantic lyrics, Ed knows how to make listeners go crazy.
‘Blinding Lights’ by The Weeknd
Total Stream: 3.52 billion, Release Year: 2019
The Weeknd reigns at the top of the list with a huge number of more than 3.5 B streams. There’s no doubt that listeners have grooved to ‘Blinding Lights’ no matter where they are, in the gym, in the pub, out for driving, or working in the office. The euphoric essence of the track along with 80s synth and digital beats definitely sounds quite intoxicating to captivate everyone.
Stay tuned to know more about the top tracks of the global music industry.
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