Top 10 Most Popular Artists on Spotify in 2021
10 Lil Nas X
The platinum-certified track Old Town Road marked Lil Nas X’s debut. This youthful rapper and songwriter hails from the United States of America. Pop, country rap, hip hop, and trap are among his musical styles. With 54.87 million streams on Spotify in September 2021, he becomes the tenth most popular artist on the platform. Old Town Road, his breakthrough single, spent nineteen weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. He earned two Grammy Awards in 2020 for her outstanding and well-liked songs. He was included on Forbes’ list of the Top 30 Under 30 People to Watch in 2020.
9 Ariana Grande
Ariana began her career as a comedy star. With popular songs like Problem, Bang Bang, Dangerous Woman, and Thank You Next, she quickly became a roaring pop sensation. She is one of the most popular female Instagram celebs. With 58.06 million Spotify streams in 2021, she is ranked 9th on our ranking of the top 10 artists on Spotify. She began as a young musician and ascended through the ranks of the music industry to win all of the major accolades. She has two Grammy Awards to her belt.
8 J Balvin
J Balvin is known for introducing Latin music to the rest of the globe. He was ranked eighth among the top ten artists on Spotify, with 58.54 million streams. Qu Mas Pues?, AM Remix, In Da Getto, Poblado-Remix, LA CANCION, JOSE, Colores, Perra, Que Locura, and many others are among his Spotify successes. For his single Single X, he was the most-streamed artist on Spotify in 2018. In addition, he is the best-selling Latin music artist of all time.
7 The Kid Laroi
This young rapper and poet from Australia is number seven on Spotify’s most popular artists list. On Spotify, he now has 61.83 listeners. His hits Blessings, Disconnect, and Moving catapulted him to popularity. STAY, WITHOUT YOU, NOT SOBER, WITHOUT YOU, GO, and many others are among his must-listen Spotify playlists. He had a duet performance with Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus at the APRA Awards in Sydney before his 18th birthday. Hip hop, pop-rap, trap, emo rap, R&B, pop-rock, and pop-punk are among his musical styles.
6 Doja Cat
Doja Cat, an American rapper, is ranked 6th among the top 10 artists on Spotify in 2021, with 62.06 million streams. Her hit music video “Mooo!” featured her as a rapper and vocalist. Doja made her debut on SoundCloud, where she shared her songs. ‘Purrr!’ was her first EP, released in 2014. In 2009, her second studio album included the most popular single of her career, Say So. She was the most-watched TikTok artist in 2020. The internet is enraged by her golden voice touch.
Drake, the rapper behind Take Care, One Dance, and Hotline Bling, is a multi-talented musician. In addition to being a rapper, lyricist, actor, producer, and entrepreneur, the huge pop legend is also a rapper, lyricist, actor, producer, and entrepreneur. Solo Sound, Republic, Young Money, and Cash Money are his labels. Until September 2021, he was one of Spotify’s most-streamed artists, with 63.13 million listeners. Drake got his start in the entertainment sector as Degrassi: The Next Generation’s Jimmy Brooks. For seven years, he played the wheelchair-bound character. When he landed a deal with Lil Wayne’s label, Young Money Entertainment, his popularity rose to new heights.
4 Dua Lipa
Dua Lipa is another Spotify’s most popular artist, with 64.9 million monthly listeners. The British pop star is the only female artist with more than 8 billion Spotify streams. Her song Love Again is in Spotify’s Global Top 50. Love Again, Levitating, We’re Good, Prisoners, Don’t Start Now, Physical, Hallucinate, New Rules, Cold Heart, Fever, Pretty Please, and One Kiss, among others, are among her most popular Spotify singles. Lipa is a nominee for a number of prominent British music awards. She is also a Grammy Award winner.
3 The Weeknd
The Weeknd, as Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, is one of Spotify’s most popular and well-liked musicians. He is now ranked third in the list for the year 2021. According to Wikipedia, he has 72.83 million Spotify listeners and is the third most popular artist on the platform in 2021. Take My Breath is still in Spotify’s top 50 most-streamed tracks in 2021. Canada is home to the singer, songwriter, and record producer. His enthralling path to rule hearts begins in obscurity. He was the first male musician to reach the number one spot on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart. Weeknd’s song “Blinding Lights” from his album “After Hours” received a lot of Spotify play and became well-known. Starboy is one of his other well-known songs.
2 Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran is one of the world’s best-selling musicians. He is a singer, guitarist, and songwriter who has won Grammy awards. On Spotify, he has 74.15 million listeners, making him the second most-streamed artist. Fans are drawn to his wonderful voice and musical variety. Over the course of his career, he has sold 26 million albums and 100 million singles worldwide. Ed Sheeran’s song “Bad Habits” topped Spotify’s summer charts. Thinking Out Loud, Photograph, Shape of You, and perfect, to name a few, are among his most popular songs. Lyrics written by him are strung together as though a tale is being told. His lyrics are short and sweet, yet they have a powerful impact.
1 Justin Bieber
On virtual platforms and social media, he has a sizable fan base. His fans are drawn to his humble and easygoing demeanour. His catchy pop tunes are a hit among his admirers. In 2021, the Grammy Award winner has conquered the Pop world, becoming the most streamed artist on Spotify. Justin Bieber’s song Peaches was streamed 42.4 million times on Spotify in 2021, breaking all previous records. This singer, songwriter, and actor from Canada has a long number of successes to his name. His debut seven-track EP, My World, released in 2008, brought him instant acclaim. Scooter Braun, a talent manager, was drawn to his YouTube videos.