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the first time “a Spanish-speaking artist” gets it

27 mayo, 2021

As usual at this time, Spotify has revealed what have been the most listened to songs, artists and podcasts 2020, an atypical year that is coming to an end.

The platform celebrates that, for the first time, “a Spanish-speaking artist” is placed in the first position one of the most listened to worldwide. We are talking about Bad Bunny, who stands above Drake and J Balvin.

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Spotify states that, “for almost a decade in Spain more music has been heard in Spanish than in English “. Bad Bunny’s figures are impressive, and this year it has managed to add more than 8,300 million views on the platform.

The top 5 of most listened to artists worldwide in 2020 it is as follows:

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

Bad Bunny occupied the fifth position last year, and we see how the other four artists who were on the podium last year have disappeared from the Top 5: Post Malone, Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran. As we can see, the female presence has disappeared from the world top this 2020.

We find some similarities in the most listened to artists in Spain in 2020 compared to the world top:

  1. Bad bunny
  2. Anuel AA
  3. J Balvin
  4. Ozuna
  5. Myke Towers

Compared to last year,on the Spanish podium there are fewer changes. Bad Bunny, Ozuna, J Balvin and Anuel AA were already in the Top 5 and only it has fallen Daddy Yankee regarding the most listened to artists of 2019.

“Spanish seems to be the language of the year for Spotify users. The ranking of the most listened to artists of 2020 in our country is made up of Spanish-speaking artists.”

As to the most listened to female artists worldwide, the first place is occupied by Billie Eilish. At just 18 years old, she has become the most listened to female artist in 2020, revalidating her title for the second consecutive year.

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

In the case of Spain, KAROL G and Aitana occupy the first positions:

  1. KAROL G
  2. Aitana
  3. Dua Lipa
  4. Natti Natasha
  5. Lola indigo

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Podcasts are a very important business for Spotify, and 2020 has been a year in which he has continued to expand his empire (they have spent almost $ 1 billion in two years).

Regarding songs, the first place worldwide goes to ‘Blinding Lights’ by The Weeknd:

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

The top 10 most listened to songs in Spain is full of names that have been appearing throughout this article:

  1. “Tusa” – KAROL G with Nicki Minaj
  2. “It lit up” – Fred De Palma and Ana Mena
  3. “La Jeepeta – Remix” – Nio Garcia, Anuel AA, Myke Towers, Brray and Juanka
  4. “Caramelo” – Ozuna
  5. “The Curiosity” – Jay Wheeler, DJ Nelson and Myke Towers
  6. “Thousand Tequilas” – Chema Rivas
  7. “Purple” – J Balvin
  8. “Safaera” – Bad Bunny, Jowell & Randy and Ñengo Flow
  9. “Relationship” – Sech
  10. “Dance Monkey” – Tones And I

It most listened to podcasts worldwide this 2020 are:

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

Psychology and wellness podcasts have had a good time this 2020

Humor occupies the first position of the most listened to podcasts in Spain, and we see how podcasts on mental health have had a good time this 2020.

  1. ‘Nobody knows anything’
  2. ‘Understand your Mind’
  3. ‘Meditated’
  4. ‘Modern life’
  5. ‘Meditations to connect with the inner guide’