Spotify Releases Overall 2021 Wrapped Along With Personalized Versions For Listeners

spotify wrapped 2021

2020 was an unprecedented year, and then 2021 followed, and unbelievably is now coming to an end.

If there is anything the last two years taught us anything, it’s what is even “normal” anymore. And if your social media feeds haven’t been flooded with it already, the end of a year also means it’s that time where Spotify wraps up your year in listening.

With an aim at celebrating the idea of how “normal” has been thrown out the window, Spotify’s 2021 celebrates “the millions of weird and wonderful ways to listen and live in a world that continues to keep us on our toes.”

In this process, they unveiled the top artists, albums, songs, podcasts, and more that defined how more than 381 million people around the world listened and discovered audio.

While listeners got personalized lists, Spotify also shared the global chart-toppers. Puerto Rican star Bad Bunny took the prestigious most-streamed artist for the second year in a row, and this year he topped 9.1 billion streams without even dropping a new album in 2021. If you want to repeat the success of Bad Bunny, increase the number of your streams and followers, it is advisable to connect with independent playlist curators via such music pitching services like SoundCampaign.

He is followed at a close second by Taylor Swift and rounding up the top 3 are K-Pop sensations BTS. Fan favorites Drake and Justin Bieber took the fourth and fifth spots respectively.

When it came to the global top songs of 2021, Olivia Rodrigo lead the pack with “drivers license” with an additional entry at the fourth spot for “good 4 u.” Lil Nas X, The Kid Laroi, and Dua Lipa rounded up the top five globally streamed songs.

Featuring multiple times over the listings, Olivia Rodrigo also took the top spot for the most-streamed album globally for “SOUR.” Dua Lipa came in second for “Future Nostalgia”, and Justin Bieber’s “Justice” took the third spot. Ed Sheeran and Doja Cat respectively rounded out the list for their recent albums this year.

In addition to the global lists, the personalized Wrapped hub is on the front page for each listener to explore. The data-driven and editorially curated list include – Your top songs 2021, Your Artists, the Best new podcasts, and more including a 2021 Wrapped Blend playlist.

This however wasn’t only personalized for the listeners, artists and content creators also got their Spotify stats for 2021 covering their number of streams, listeners, and the countries from where fans were listening in from.

Find the complete list here across tracks, albums, artists, podcasts, and more for Spotify Wrapped 2021 here.

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