Top 10 most-streamed songs in a single day on Spotify in 2022

With Harry Styles’ latest single gaining a lot of attention, here’s how the top ten currently stack up on Spotify as of April 2022.

English singer-songwriter Adele released her lead single from her fourth studio album 30 back in October last year. Within a few days of release, Easy On Me broke records across music streaming platforms such as Spotify and Amazon Music for the most number of streams in a single day.

On 1st April this year, Harry Styles released the lead single from his upcoming third album Harry’s House. On release day, As It Was broke Spotify’s record for the most-streamed song in the US in a single day, closing the day with 8.3 million streams, beating Olivia Rodrigo’s drivers license with 8 million streams. Alongside the US record, Styles’ new single also achieve the record for the most-streamed song globally in a single day for 2022. But outside of this year, how does the track stack up globally among the most-streamed songs in a single day?


Here’s how the top ten looks on Spotify at the moment. Warning, it’s mostly Christmas songs.

The number one most streamed song in a single day on Spotify

1. Adele – Easy On Me

19.7 million streams

Date released: 15 October 2021

Date achieved: 15 October 2021


The number two most streamed song in a single day on Spotify

2. Mariah Carey – All I Want for Christmas Is You

17.4 million streams

Date released: 29 October 1994

Date achieved: 24 December 2021


 The number three most-streamed song on Spotify in a single day

3. Harry Styles – As It Was

16.1 million streams

Date released: 1 April 2022

Date achieved: 1 April 2022


The number three most streamed song in a single day on Spotify

4. Wham! – Last Christmas

15.8 million streams

Date released: 3 December 1984

Date achieved: 24 December 2020


The number four and five most streamed song in a single day on Spotify

5. Olivia Rodrigo – drivers license

13.7 million streams

Date released: 8 January 2021

Date achieved: 15 January 2021


The number four and five most streamed song in a single day on Spotify

6. Olivia Rodrigo – good 4 u

12.5 million streams

Date released: 14 May 2021

Date achieved: 25 May 2021


The number six most streamed song in a single day on Spotify

7. Drake – Girls Want Girls (with Lil Baby)

12.3 million streams

Date released: 3 September 2021

Date achieved: 3 September 2021


The number seven most streamed song in a single day on Spotify

8. Ariana Grande – Santa Tell Me

12.2 million streams

Date released: 24 November 2014

Date achieved: 24 December 2020


The number eight most streamed song in a single day on Spotify

9. Brenda Lee – Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree

12.1 million streams

Date released: 19 October 1958

Date achieved: 24 December 2021


The number nine most streamed song in a single day on Spotify

10. Bobby Helms – Jingle Bell Rock

12.0 million streams

Date released: 28 November 1957

Date achieved: 24 December 2021


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