Spotify’s Most Popular Tracks in 2012 Revealed

Spotify, one of the world's most popular music streaming services has just revealed 2012 data highlighting what their subscribers were mostly listening to. Broken down by artists, songs, albums and demographic, the findings might come as a surprise, or maybe not. Check out the full breakdown below and see which artists topped the lists.

Most-streamed tracks of 2012 (global)

1. Gotye featuring Kimbra - ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’
2. Carly Rae Jepsen - ‘Call Me Maybe’
3. Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe – ‘We Are Young’
4. Flo Rida - ‘Whistle’
5. Flo Rida featuring Sia - ‘Wild Ones’

Most-streamed tracks of 2012 in the UK

1. Gotye featuring Kimbra - ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’
2. Carly Rae Jepsen - ‘Call Me Maybe’
3. David Guetta featuring Sia – ‘Titanium’
4. Fun featuring Janelle Monae – We Are Young
5. Nicki Minaj - ‘Starships’

Most-streamed albums of 2012

1. David Guetta - ‘Nothing But The Beat’
2. Gotye - ‘Making Mirrors’
3. Drake - ‘Take Care’
4. Lana Del Ray - ‘Born To Die’
5. One Direction - ‘Up All Night’

Most-streamed female artists

1. Rihanna
2. Nicki Minaj
3. Adele
4. Lana Del Ray
5. Katy Perry

Most-streamed male artists

1. David Guetta
2. Flo Rida
3. Eminem
4. Skrillex
5. Gotye

Most-streamed bands

1. Coldplay
2. Maroon 5
3. Fun
4. Mumford and Sons
5. Florence and the Machine

By: Davis Huynh / News / November 30, 2012 / 2371 Views / Source: NME
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  • Guest

    this is exactly h

  • funkNsteez

    this is precisely projected as the average teenage girl consumer. didn't realize Flo Rida had so much influence, globalization y'all

  • Swagpuffs

    he's HUGE in Europe

  • jimbojones

    No surprise here, but it's nice to see artists that deserve to be there. Personally I love seeing Florence there, I know she gets played on the radio but her music is simply beautiful, especially compared to the pop-music bullshit that's usually played.

  • insane

    every single song Florida makes is a big hit here in Europe

  • Poo

    Spotify is shit, songs are all shit, reading this shit made me want to go and take a shit.

  • me

    sadly...

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