Most streamed act on Spotify (female)
Taylor Swift
41,598,625,343 total number
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Taylor Swift (USA) surged ahead of Ariana Grande as the most streamed female artist on Spotify soon after her 12th studio album Midnights hit streaming services worldwide on 21 October 2022. According to as of 16 February 2023, Swift had amassed 41,133,350,224 lead streams and 465,275,119 as a featured artist – totalling 41,598,625,343 (Grande had a cumulative 36.75 billion plays as of the same date).

Midnights alone racked up a record 184.69 million streams in the first 24 hours, setting up Swift’s career-catalogue total of 228 million streams on the same day. The album accumulated 549.26 million on-demand official streams as it debuted at No.1 on the US Billboard 200 on 5 November 2022.

Away from the record-shattering Midnights, Swift’s most popular tracks on Spotify include “Blank Space” (1.08 billion) and “Shake It Off” (948.76 million), both from 1989, and the ZAYN collaboration “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” (1.35 billion).

Canadian rapper Drake leads the field overall, with 75.56 billion lead- and featured-artist streams combined as of 16 February 2023.

Swift had 79.57 million monthly listeners and 67.94 million followers on Spotify as of 16 February 2023. As an illustration of her worldwide appeal, her top five cities for monthly listeners were: London, UK (2.12 million), Jakarta, Indonesia (1.54 million), Sydney, Australia (1.12 million), Mexico City, Mexico (1.02 million) and Quezon City, Philippines (1.01 million).