Who are currently the most streamed female artists on Spotify in 2022?

There’s a few ways to judge the top artist on Spotify – by streams, followers, or the most played song on Spotify. How about comparing Spotify’s most popular female musicians?

Spotify is the biggest streaming service on the planet, and the biggest artists on Spotify rack up millions of plays.

Going by monthly listeners, as of November 2022 Taylor Swift is currently the most-streamed female artist on Spotify. And how many monthly listeners does Taylor Swift have exactly? Nearly 74 million. That’s a result of her phenomenally well-received album Midnights, which has broken streaming and chart records.

Discover the Top 5 Female Artists on Spotify:

The number seven most-followed Spotify artist

1. Taylor Swift

73,795,017 monthly listeners

3 Dua Lipa

2. Dua Lipa

60,866,817 monthly listeners

The number eight most-followed Spotify artist

3. Rihanna

61,434,747 monthly listeners

6 Ariana Grande

4. Ariana Grande

53,185,212 monthly listeners

5. Doja Cat

52,584,577 monthly listeners

Meanwhile, Ariana Grande still leads the way as the female artist with the most followers on Spotify – 84,340,765 at last count, growing from 77,691,475 in March 2022.

In the music industry, nothing is set in stone. Adele’s release of her 30 album saw her return to the top five only to drop down again. Taylor Swift initially returned to the top ten as she began re-recording and releasing her old records.

We grabbed all the data from Spotify. You can discover stats like number of Spotify followers and track plays, upcoming concerts and merch on your favourite artist’s page on Spotify.

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