Spotify reveals most streamed artists, songs in ‘2020 Wrapped’


Spotify has revealed the top artists, albums, songs, and podcasts that defined how 320 million people around the world listened and discovered audio in 2020. 

This year, Filipino artists are reigning on Spotify’s most-streamed lists with 9-piece indie folk band Ben&Ben emerging as the Philippines’ most-streamed artist of the year. Their album, LIMASAWA STREET is the Philippines’ third most-streamed album of 2020.

Ben&Ben is followed by BTS, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, and BLACKPINK, who round off the top five most-streamed artists in the Philippines.

The country’s most-streamed song of 2020 is local alt-rock band Magnus Haven’s anthemic track “Imahe”, followed by Justin Bieber’s “Intentions” and Ben&Ben’s “Make It With You” in the second and third spots respectively.

2020 has also seen the once-niche Pinoy hip-hop genre emerge to become a mainstream staple for many in the Philippines. Matthaios, the artist behind the viral hit “Catriona”, is the third most-streamed local artist in the Philippines this year. The late artist Emman’s soulful hip-hop single “Teka Lang” also came in fourth on the most-streamed local songs list. 

On the podcast front, homegrown podcasters and Spotify Exclusives Sleeping Pill with Inka, Adulting with Joyce Pring, and Boiling Waters PH take the top three spots on the Philippines’ most popular podcasts list. As for the most popular podcast genres in the Philippines in 2020, coming in at number one is Lifestyle & Health, followed by Arts & Entertainment. Spots three and four were Society & Culture, and Stories respectively. Filling in the fifth spot on the top podcast genres list is Education

Spotify 2020 Wrapped Philippines Top Lists

Philippines’ Most Streamed Artists 

  1. Ben&Ben
  2. BTS
  3. Taylor Swift
  4. Justin Bieber

Philippines’ Most Streamed Female Artists 

  1. Taylor Swift
  2. Ariana Grande
  3. Moira Dela Torre
  4. Dua Lipa
  5. Billie Eilish

Philippines’ Most Streamed Male Artists 

  1. Justin Bieber
  2. Lauv
  3. Ed Sheeran
  4. Matthaios
  5. Post Malone

Philippines’ Most Streamed Groups

  1. Ben&Ben
  2. BTS
  4. LANY
  5. Maroon 5

Philippines’ Most Streamed Albums 

  1. ~how i’m feeling~, Lauv
  5. Changes, Justin Bieber

Philippines’ Most Streamed Songs

  1. Imahe” by Magnus Haven
  2. Intentions” by Justin Bieber feat. Quavo
  3. Make It With You” by Ben&Ben
  4. Beautiful Scars” by Maximillian
  5. Someone You Loved” by Lewis Capaldi 

Philippines’ Most Streamed Local Artists

  1. Ben&Ben
  2. Moira Dela Torre
  3. Matthaios
  4. December Avenue
  5. Parokya Ni Edgar

Philippines’ Most Streamed Local Songs

  1. Imahe” by Magnus Haven
  2. Make It With You” by Ben&Ben
  3. Pagtingin” by Ben&Ben
  4. Teka Lang” by Emman
  5. Hindi Tayo Pwede” by The Juans

Philippines’ Most Streamed Pinoy Hip-Hop Artists 

  1. Matthaios
  2. Skusta Clee
  3. ALLMO$T
  4. Flow G
  5. Emman 

Philippines’ Most Streamed Pinoy Hip-Hop Songs

  1. Teka Lang” by Emman
  2. Marikit” by Juan Caoile, Kyle
  3. Vibe With Me” by Matthaios, Lonezo 
  4. Malayo Ka Man” by Jr Crown, Kath, Cyclone, Young Weezy 
  5. Catriona” by Matthaios

Philippines’ Most Popular Podcasts 

  1. Sleeping Pill with Inka
  2. Adulting with Joyce Pring
  3. Boiling Waters PH
  4. Stories After Dark
  5. TED Talks Daily

Philippines’ Most Popular Podcast Genres

  1. Lifestyle & Health
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. Society & Culture
  4. Stories
  5. Education

Spotify 2020 Wrapped Global Top Lists

Most Streamed Artists Globally

  1. Bad Bunny
  2. Drake
  3. J Balvin
  4. Juice WRLD
  5. The Weeknd

Most Streamed Female Artists Globally

  1. Billie Eilish
  2. Taylor Swift
  3. Ariana Grande
  4. Dua Lipa
  5. Halsey

Most Streamed Albums Globally

  1. YHLQMDLG, Bad Bunny 
  2. After Hours, The Weeknd
  3. Hollywood’s Bleeding, Post Malone 
  4. Fine Line, Harry Styles 
  5. Future Nostalgia, Dua Lipa 

Most Streamed Songs Globally 

  1. Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd
  2. Dance Monkey” by Tones and I 
  3. The Box” by Roddy Ricch 
  4. Roses – Imanbek Remix” by Imanbek and SAINt JHN
  5. Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa 

Most Popular Podcasts Globally

  1. The Joe Rogan Experience
  2. TED Talks Daily
  3. The Daily
  4. The Michelle Obama Podcast
  5. Call Her Daddy

Most Popular Podcast Genres Globally 

  1. Society & Culture
  2. Comedy
  3. Lifestyle & Health
  4. Arts & Entertainment
  5. Education


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