Spotify ‘2021 Wrapped’: Bad Bunny and Olivia Rodrigo topped global streaming

For the 2nd year in a row, Puerto Rican rap artist and vocalist Bad Bunny was the most streamed artist, according to Spotify’s 2021 Covered, the yearly breakdown of Spotify’s streaming information. (Users can likewise have a look at more individual breakdowns of what they listened to in 2021.)
With more than 9.1 billion streams this year, Bad Bunny vanquished Taylor Swift, who can be found in at No. 2, followed by BTS, Drake and Justin Bieber, respectively.
However the most streamed tune worldwide, nearly naturally, is Olivia Rodrigo’s blockbuster “drivers license,” which ended up being so common that it influenced its own sketch on “Saturday Night Live” and scored Rodrigo a welcome to the White Home. The tune was streamed over 1.1 billion times, with Lil Nas X’s “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” can be found in 2nd.
That’s not the only success Rodrigo saw — her hit “good 4 u” was the 4th most streamed tune of the year, and her album “SOUR” was the most streamed album worldwide — beating Doja Feline’s Grammy-nominated “Planet Her,” which can be found in at No. 5. New albums by Dua Lipa, Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran completed the leading streamed albums of the year.

Here’s more of what the world listened to, according to Spotify’s “2021 Wrapped.”

Many Streamed Artists Worldwide

Bad Bunny

Taylor Swift



Justin Bieber

Many Streamed Tunes Worldwide

“drivers license” by Olivia Rodrigo

“MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” by Lil Nas X

“STAY” (with Justin Bieber) by The Kid LAROI

“good 4 u” by Olivia Rodrigo

“Levitating” (accomplishment. DaBaby) by Dua Lipa

Many Streamed Albums Worldwide

SOUR, Olivia Rodrigo

“Future Nostalgia,” Dua Lipa

“Justice,” Justin Bieber

“=,” Ed Sheeran

“Planet Her,” Doja Feline

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.