Top 10 most-streamed songs on Spotify – the all-time most popular tracks

Which songs have been played more than all others on Spotify, as of February 2022?

Recently we’ve looking at Spotify’s most followed artists and those with the most monthly listeners. Spotify keep this streaming data public and you can find a breakdown of the top 100 most-streamed songs, as well as other listening data on Wikipedia here.

Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You took the top spot from Drake’s One Dance in September 2017, now holding the position for over 4 years. In December last year, Shape of You hit the huge milestone of three billion streams. At number 2, The Weeknd’s Blinding Lights is the newest song on the top 10, being released in November 2019. At number 3 is Tones And I who takes the top spot for the most streamed track by a female artist. Post Malone takes the top spot for the most tracks in the top 10 and top 100, with 2 and 7 songs respectively.

1. Ed Sheeran – Shape of You

3.03 billion streams

Release date: 6 January 2017


2. The Weeknd – Blinding Lights

2.77 billion streams

Release date: 29 November 2019


3. Tones And I – Dance Monkey

2.47 billion streams

Release date: 10 May 2019


4. Post Malone – rockstar (feat. 21 Savage)

2.34 billion streams

Release date: 15 September 2017


5. Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved

2.24 billion streams

Release date: 8 November 2018


6. Drake, WizKid & Kyla – One Dance

2.22 billion streams

Release date: 5 April 2016


7. The Chainsmokers & Halsey – Closer

2.20 billion streams

Release date: 29 July 2016


8. Post Malone & Swae Lee – Sunflower – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

2.18 billion streams

Release date: 18 October 2018


9. Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – Señorita

2.05 billion streams

Release date: 21 June 2019


10. Billie Eilish – bad guy

1.97 billion streams

Release date: 29 March 2019


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