The Most Popular Songs on Spotify in 2013

2013 was a big year for Spotify – it streamed over 4.5 billion songs. That’s a shit ton of songs. I probably added to a solid 1% of that number this weekend by listening to Story of My Life on repeat but I’ll pretend I never told you that.

Here are the top 10 songs streamed globally in 2013:

1.       Can’t Hold Us — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

2.       Wake Me Up – Avicii

3.       Thrift Shop — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

4.       Get Lucky – Daft Punk

5.       Radioactive — Imagine Dragons

6.       Let Her Go – Passenger

7.       Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke

8.       Just Give Me A Reason – P!nk

9.       Ho Hey – The Lumineers

10.   I Need Your Love – Calvin Harris

TBTues: Last year the top three songs in the U.S. were Somebody That I Used To Know, We Are Young, and Call Me Maybe.

Other fun facts:

The most played song within 24 hours with 1.5 mill streams is Daft Punk’s Get Lucky

The most streamed song in the last 5 years aka since Spotify started was Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ Thrift Shop with 150 million streams

Globally, the most popular female artist was Rihanna and male was Macklemore. The most popular band was Imagine Dragons, and the most viral new artist was Lorde. I'm surprised Miley isn't on this list but I'm also #82 over it.

Looking at these artists I spy a potential broast and betch of the week somewhere in this article… 



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