Top 5 Streamed Spotify Artist.

Andrew Cardenas, Author

Music is important to a lot of people, but it’s the artist who is the most important. They are the ones making the music and who are behind the song. This is why I’m writing about the top 5 most streamed artists on Spotify. 

The Weeknd

The #5 most streamed artist on Spotify is The Weeknd with 37.2 billion streams on Spotify. The Weeknd’s real name is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye. He is 32 years old and was born in Toronto, Canada on February 16, 1990. He is a Canadian songwriter and record producer. He began uploading music anonymously on youtube in 2009 starting his career and that is how he gained popularity. The Weeknd’s most popular song is ‘Blinding Lights’ which was published in 2019 having nearly 3 billion streams on Spotify.

Taylor Swift

The 4th most streamed artist on Spotify is Taylor Swift. Taylor Swift has nearly 37.8 billion streams on Spotify. Taylor Swift was born on December 13th, 1989 in West Reading, Pennsylvania. Taylor Swift is American and started singing when she was just 11, she is currently 33. Taylors Swift’s most popular song is ‘Shake It Off’ which was released in 2014. Shake It Off was one of her most popular songs which was in one of her most popular albums in 1989.



Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran is the 3rd most listened artist on Spotify having 39.6 billion streams on Spotify. Ed Sheeran’s full name is Edward Christopher Sheeran. Ed Sheeran was born on February 17th, 1991. Ed Sheeran is an English singer and songwriter born in Halifax, United Kingdom, and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk. Ed Sheeran started singing when he was just 4 years old performing in the church choir. Ed Sheeran’s most popular song is ‘Shape Of You’ released in 2017 having 3.314 billion streams on Spotify.



Bad Bunny is the 2nd most streamed artist on Spotify. Bad Bunny has 48.7 billion streams on Spotify. Bad Bunny was born in Almirante Sur, Puetro Rico on March 10th 1994. Even though Bad Bunny was born in Almirante Sur he was raised in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. Bad Bunny started his music career by writing and creating his songs and in 2013 he started publishing some on SoundCloud. How did Bad Bunny get famous? Bad Bunny got famous for his popular song ‘Diles’ which was released in 2016. 




Drake is the most streamed artist on Spotify having 53.0 billion streams on Spotify. That means he’s made nearly 200 million just from Spotify. Drake was born on October 24, 1986, in Toronto, Canada. Drake started his musical career in 2006 releasing his first song then. After that Drake kept releasing music but wasn’t so known until he released the song ‘Best I Ever Had’ in 2009. This song was released along with Drake’s debut album. The song ‘Best I Ever Had was nominated for 2 Grammys as well.