Unless you’re living under a rock, you must probably know by now that Spotify Wrapped for 2022 is released. Everywhere on social media, people are posting their most listened songs and artists on the popular music streaming app, Spotify. Other than this, Spotify Wrapped consists of the year’s top albums and podcasts as well. This year, Spotify introduced a new feature in Wrapped known as “My Listening Personality”. The app will assign the listeners one of the 16 personalities according to the music they listened to all year. In case you still don’t know what this is and how it works, you’ll know the basics by the end of this article.
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So now that you’ve seen everyone’s Spotify Wrapped for this year, it’s time to see which songs and artists were your top ones. All you have to do is log in to your Spotify app and check for your Wrapped. Your personalized wrap story and playlist will be available on the homepage. The slides that appear in your Spotify Wrapped 2022 presentation can be directly shared on Instagram, Twitter, or other social media. Just tap the share button and show your friends and family your music priorities for 2022.
Here are some of the global lists of Spotify Wrapped 2022.
Most Streamed Artists Globally
Bad Bunny, a Puerto Rican rapper, took the lead in the list of most streamed artists globally. His total number of streams in 2022 was 18 billion. This isn’t the first time Bad Bunny came in the first place, this is his third year to do so. Taylor Swift comes in second spot globally and first spot in the UK by releasing her album Midnights in 2022.
She was also the most viral artist of 2022 which means that her songs were shared the most. Drake takes third place globally and first place in the US. The fourth rank was secured by The Weekend and the fifth by BTS.
Most Streamed Songs Globally
Harry Style’s 2022 song As It Was has taken the lead in the list of most streamed songs worldwide. Yes, it’s the song that is on many Instagram reels and Tik Toks. The song was streamed over 1.5 billion times. The second rank went to Heat Waves by Glass Animals. This song released in 2020 is still doing well on Spotify. Since its release, Heat Waves has got around 2 billion streams.
STAY (with Justin Bieber) by The Kid LAROI took the third rank in the global list. It also became the fastest song to hit 2 billion streams in Spotify history. Me Porto Bonito and Tití Me Preguntó by Bad Bunny took fourth and fifth rank respectively.
Most Streamed Albums Globally
Un Verano Sin Ti by Bad Bunny stood at the top position in Spotify Wrapped most streamed albums globally. Songs from this album, two of which are also in the top streamed songs, have 18.5 billion streams overall. Harry Style’s album Harry’s House came in second place globally and first place in the UK. The song As it Was from Harry’s House is also in the top five most streamed songs in 2022.
With 7.5 billion streams, Olivia Rodrigo’s album Sour ranked third. Equals by Ed Sheeran, released in 2021, ranked fourth. Doja Cat’s album Planet Her came in fifth place with 5.4 billion streams.
Most Streamed Podcasts Globally
The highly controversial podcast by Joe Rogan, The Joe Rogan Experience was most streamed globally. His podcasts received backlash and protests after his use of racial slurs and remarks on COVID-19 and vaccines. His deal with Spotify is worth $200 million. Call her Daddy podcast by Alex Cooper stood at second rank.
Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain came in the third spot with amazing storytelling skills. In fourth place came Caso 63, a psychological thriller podcast originally from Chile. This podcast was dubbed into many languages. A true-crime podcast, Crime Junkie, came in the fifth spot globally.
Interesting Takeaways from Spotify Wrapped
One key feature from the data released by Spotify is that people globally were feeling nostalgic in 2022. So many songs and albums from the past years did well on the charts. One of the examples is Eminem’s album, The Marshall Mathers LP, which was the most streamed throwback album. This was released in the year 2000. Kate Bush’s song Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) was the top-streamed throwback song.
The song was originally released in 1985 and went viral after being featured in the fourth season of Stranger Things (2022). According to Spotify, the streams of this song went up by a whopping 8700% in the spring of 2022. Coldplay, Nirvana, Eminem, and Coolio also had songs in top streams.
The release of Spotify Wrapped announces that the year is about to end, doesn’t it? It’s time to prepare a farewell speech for 2022 with some amazing music. Safe to say, this year was not only good for the fresh releases but also the older ones. All you have to do now is go check your own Spotify Wrapped and check what music were you into this year.