Who Has the Most 1 Billion Streams on Spotify?

Spotify is the world’s most popular music streaming service. It allows users to listen to millions of songs and albums in an instant.

As of April 2021, the platform has over 320 million active users, and over 60 million songs in its library. But who has the most streams on Spotify?

The answer may surprise you: it’s Drake, whose total streams have surpassed 1 billion. He achieved this milestone in 2018 and has been the leader ever since. His most popular songs include “God’s Plan”, “One Dance”, “Nonstop”, “In My Feelings” and many more.

Drake is followed by Ed Sheeran with over 890 million streams. He achieved his first billion-stream song with ‘Shape of You’ in 2017 and is one of the most streamed artists on Spotify. He is also one of the few artists to have multiple songs with over 1 billion streams including ‘Thinking Out Loud’, ‘Perfect’ and ‘Castle on The Hill’.

In third place is Post Malone with 741 million streams. Post Malone began his career as a SoundCloud rapper before signing to Republic Records in 2015 and quickly becoming one of the hottest acts in music today. His biggest hits include “Rockstar”, “I Fall Apart”, “Circles” and more recently “Better Now”.

Rounding out the top 5 are Ariana Grande (622 million) and Eminem (620 million). Grande has some of the biggest hits of all time including “Thank U Next”, “7 Rings” & “No Tears Left To Cry”. Eminem meanwhile is one of the best-selling artists of all time & has a number of classic singles like “Lose Yourself”, “Love The Way You Lie” & “Rap God”.

In conclusion, Drake currently holds the title for having the most 1 billion streams on Spotify, edging out Ed Sheeran by just over 100 million plays. Post Malone, Ariana Grande & Eminem round out the top 5 as some of Spotify’s most streamed artists overall.