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Spotify annual charts: The most streamed songs in 2020 at a glance


Spotify released the most streamed songs in 2020. Users can now also view their personal annual review - at Spotify Wrapped. 

Spotify released the most streamed songs in 2020.

Users can now also view their personal annual review - at Spotify Wrapped. 

  • Bad Bunny

    is the world's most heard artist on



  • Throughout Germany


    rapper Capital Bra

    to square one.

  • Spotify users

    can now

    look at

    their own personal

    review of the year


Offenbach - Pop, Rock, Reggae, Rap, Techno, Schlager or would you prefer classical music?

The world of


is colorful and diverse.

The tastes in your own circle of friends and in the family are often very different.

But regardless of whether you


ballads by

Whitney Houston


Bryan Adams

, or


rappers like

Capital Bra

: The audio streaming service


has something to offer for every taste.


Users can access their personal annual review via the Spotify app.

© Mikko Stig / dpa

Spotify Wrapped: Streaming service publishes annual review


music fans largely had to


concerts of

their stars

in the

Corona year 2020

, many listeners grabbed their smartphones, tablets or laptops

to listen

to their favorite pieces via


. The streaming service has now published

the most popular artists and songs

in its annual review

“Spotify Wrapped”

. In addition, users can now


up their

own personal review of the year


At the international level, this year the Latin trap and reggaeton singer

Bad Bunny

from Puerto Rico took first place.

The artist's songs were streamed a total of 8.3 billion times.

Music lovers




his album


3.3 billion times.

It ranks number one among the most streamed albums on



Most streamed song on Spotify and 1st place: "Blinding Lights" by The Weeknd

"Blinding Lights"

by the Canadian R&B and hip-hop singer and songwriter

The Weeknd

is the most heard song on



It has been streamed 1.6 billion times.

The only 18-year-old American

Billie Eilish

is also very popular in the Corona year 2020.

For the second time in a row she took first place in the category “Most internationally streamed female artist”.


Billie Eilish is the most streamed artist on Spotify in 2020.

© Isabel Infantes / dpa

Podcasts can also be

listened to

via the Swedish streaming service



In the international ranking,

"The Joe Rogan Experience"

 with US presenter and comedian 

Joe Rogan


the top position.

Behind them are the podcasts

"TED Talks Daily"


"The Daily"


Spotify annual review: rappers are way ahead in Germany

But which

songs, albums



do German listeners prefer?

Musicians from the rap and hip-hop industries dominate

the national




Just like in 2019,

Capital Bra

is the most streamed artist in Germany.

Apache 207



complete the podium.

Apache 207 is also particularly successful in the album category. With his works




he ranks 1st and 3rd.

Most streamed artists in Germany on Spotify:

Most streamed albums in Germany on Spotify:

1. Capital Bra

1. Apache 207 - stairwell

2. Apache 207

2. Samra - Jibrail & Iblis

3. Samra

3. Apache 207 plate

4. Bonez MC

4. Ufo361 - Rich Rich

5. Ufo361

5. Luciano - exotic



, as on an international level, the song “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd was


most frequently via




from Apache 207 takes 2nd place.

The most streamed artist in Germany is 



The following top places are



Billie Eilish


What was the most streamed album in Germany in 2020?

- SpotifyDE (@SpotifyDE) December 2, 2020


are becoming more and more popular internationally and also in Germany.

While there were around 500,000 podcasts worldwide in 2019, there are already almost 2 million today.

In Germany alone there are now more than 40,000 podcast formats on


, as reported by the radio station "Energy".

Nationwide, the podcast 

"Mixed Hack" by Felix Lobrecht and Tommi Schmitt leads

the ranking.

This is followed by

“Fest & Flauschig” by Jan Böhmermann and Olli Schulz

and the short news podcast

“Tagesschau in 100 seconds”


Most streamed songs in Germany on Spotify:

Most streamed podcasts in Germany via Spotify:

1. The Weeknd - Blinding Lights

1. Mixed hack

2. Apache 207 scooter

2. Firm & fluffy

3. Imanbek, Saint JHN - Roses Imanbek Remix

3. Daily news in 100 seconds

4. A7S, Topic - Breaking me

4. Deutschlandfunk news

5. DaBaby, Roddy Rich - rock star

5. Crime


gives its users the opportunity to watch their own personal review of the year.

You can do this via the


and the website of the Swedish audio streaming service.

In the app, users can click on “See what you heard in 2020” at the top of the display.

A window then opens in which the personal

top songs are


Share a personal review of the year with friends on Spotify

The personal

“Spotify Wrapped”

has even more to offer.

For example,

with a few

quiz questions

, listeners can try to guess which song they streamed most often in 2020.

It is also possible

to share

the annual review with friends on

social channels


Furthermore, music fans can find out when they have streamed their favorite song most often or when they have heard it for the 100th time.

This is what the Internet portal "Online Marketing" reports.

Personal review of the year: Spotify hands out awards


is also

giving away


this year

such as Pioneer (you heard this song before it hit 50,000 streams) or Collector (you added the following number of songs to your playlists).

Of course, all these new functions offer the user a high level of

entertainment value

, so that many users will surely

spend a

few hours with their personal annual review on


in the coming days


(Tobias Ketter)

List of rubric lists: © Mikko Stig / dpa

Source: merkur

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