Top 20 most popular artists on Spotify in 2020!

  • Por Sophia Silva
  • 25/09/2020 às 11:47 atualizado em (25/09/2020 às 11:47)
  • 7min de leitura

Do you use Spotify to listen to music on your PC or smartphone instead of using one of the free music download websites? If so, do you know which ones are the most popular artists on Spotify nowadays? Check them out on our list which ones are them, and find out the websites to download YouTube videos!

20. Juice Wrld

Starting our list is Juice Wrld, the professional name of Jarad Anthony Higgins, an American rapper, singer, and songwriter who has 44.08 million monthly listeners. His song Lucid Dreams has been played over one billion times on the music platform.

19. Maroon 5

With 44.2 million listeners per month, Maroon 5 gets the 19th position in our list with the most popular artists on Spotify. Maroon 5 is a pop-rock band so famous you’ve most likely listened to one of their songs even if you don’t like its style, with 3 Grammy awards and over 6 albums released.

18. Ozuna

Juan Carlos Ozuna Rosado, most know simply as Ozuna, is a Puerto Rican reggaeton singer, who has 44.26 million listeners per month on Spotify. He’s so successful that all of his studio albums managed to reach the top of the Billboard Top Latin Albums!

17. Harry Styles

A singer, songwriter, and actor that’s a part of one of the best-selling boy bands of all time (One Direction), Harry Styles is at 44.38 million listeners per month on Spotify. His solo career has skyrocketed, and he has reached the top of the US Billboard 200 with his Fine Line album.

16. Selena Gomez

In the 16th spot in our list of the most popular artists on Spotify, we have Selena Gomez with 44.49 million listeners per month. At merely 28 years old, she already is one of the most popular pop singers in the US. Selena has also already worked as an actress for Disney, as well as in some movies such as Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and The Big Short.

15. Travis Scott

Jacques Bermon Webster II is an American singer and rapper most well-known as Travis Scott. In 2018, his well-acclaimed album Astroworld was released, and he reached the Billboard Hot 100 with the Sicko Mode single. He is currently at 44.59 million listeners per month on this music platform.

14. Post Malone

An American rapper and singer, Post Malone is known for his introspective lyrics. His genres are extremely varied and include country, grunge, rap, and R&B. His latest album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, was released in 2019, and he has 44.70 million listeners every month!

13. Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj is Onika Tanya Maraj’s artistic name, a world-wide famous American hip-hop artist that currently sits at 44.09 million listeners per month on Spotify. Most of her songs involve sensual choreographies and she’s the only woman in Forbes’ list of the richest Hip-Hop artists.

12. Lady Gaga

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta Is by far one of the most popular artists on Spotify, known as Lady Gaga. She is an American singer-songwriter that is very well-known for her LGBT and anti-bullying activism and non-profit organizations. On Spotify, she has 45.01 million listeners per month.

11. Jason Derulo

Jason Derulo is an American singer whose career started in 2009, and, since then, has sold over 30 million singles and has achieved eleven Platinum singles. He hasn’t released an album in a while, with his latest in 2015. He has 48.30 million monthly listeners on Spotify.

10. Marshmello

An American electronic music producer and DJ, Marshmello was first internationally recognized by making and releasing remixes for songs of a DJ duo Jack Ü, and DJ Zedd. He has songs that reached multi-platinum levels in many countries and reached the Top 30 in the Billboard Hot 100. Currently, he has 48.71 million listeners per month.

9. Khalid

Khalid is an American singer who has been named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in 2019. He has multiple awards, including 6 Grammys, 3 American Music Awards, and an MTV Video Music Award. He has 49.01 million listeners every month on Spotify.

8. Ariana Grande

Currently at over 50.90 million listeners per month, Ariana Grande is a 27-year-old north-American singer and actress. Her first album made in a studio was released in 2013, with her The Way song reaching Billboard Hot 100’s top 10. Her most famous song is Side to Side, and has the special participation of Nicki Minaj.

7. Cardi B

Cardi B is an extremely famous personality, who works as a rapper, songwriter, and actress. She went viral when her posts and videos on Vine and Instagram got popular. Her first studio album, Invasion of Privacy, debuted as number one of the Billboard 200. She has 51.19 million listeners every month on Spotify.

6. Ed Sheeran

At 51.46 million listens per month, much higher than the 20th position in our list with the most popular artists on Spotify, we have Ed Sheeran. The 27-year-old English singer is the biggest name in the Folk genre. His first three albums were named “+”“x”-“, respectively, and his latest, released in 2019, broke the trend, as “No.6 Collaborations Project”. The song that really made him famous was Shape of You.

5. Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber has been one of the most famous artists in the world for years, reaching the spotlight in 2010 with his hit Baby. On Spotify, he’s at 53.17 million listeners per month.

4. Dua Lipa

An English singer and songwriter, Dua Lipa first worked as a model up to 2015, when she signed with Warner Music Group in 2015, and released her self-titled first album in 2017. On Spotify, she currently has 55.65 million monthly listeners.

3. J Balvin

A reggaeton singer of Colombian origin is J Balvin, who has been referred to as the “Prince of Reggaeton”. He is certainly one of the best-selling Latin artists at over 35 million records sold worldwide. He has been named as one of the most influential people in 2020 on the Time magazine. On Spotify, he has 57.01 million listeners per month.

2. Drake

Drake is a world-famous Canadian rapper and singer. At 62.08 million listeners per month, he easily snags the 2nd spot in our list with the most popular artists on Spotify. He has an albm set to be released this year, called Certified Lover Boy.

1. The Weeknd

Finally, taking the top spot with 65.10 million listeners, we have The Weeknd, a Canadian singer that is responsible for one of the most popular songs in 2015, Can’t Feel My Face. His latest album, released in March of this year, is After Hours.

What do you think about our list with the most popular artists on Spotify?

Did you already know all the names on the list? Were you surprised by the placement of them? Let us know in the comments and don’t forget to also check out the apps to listen to music offline for free, the best free music download websites, and the video websites like YouTube!