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My Spotify Wrapped 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And I’m not talking about the holiday season…I’m talking about Spotify Wrapped.

While I’m not sure how long Spotify has been compiling this data and letting its users access it at the end of every calendar year, I know that I’ve been able to see my data in this format since the end of 2016. For someone who is as interested in music as I am, seeing this data is so fascinating to me and the fact that Spotify continues to break it down in new and interesting ways every year is incredible. I hope you are able to take advantage of this feature if you have a Spotify account, and have fun checking out my own stats!

Number One Artist of 2019

Taylor Swift
Hours streaming: 56 hours
Top song: “Cruel Summer”

Thoughts on this: not surprising, considering she’s my artist of the decade as well.

Top Five Artists of 2019:

  1. Taylor Swift
  2. Carly Rae Jepsen
  3. Local Natives
  4. MUNA
  5. Vampire Weekend

Thoughts on this: I’m surprised how high Carly Rae Jepsen is, even though Dedicated is one of my favorites of the year. I guess I listened to it more than I realize. Not surprised with Taylor Swift, cause even though Lover isn’t even in my top 5 albums of the year, I listen to her releases on repeat for days when they come out. I would say that I expected Local Natives, MUNA, and Vampire Weekend to be featured. Also important to note that all of these artists released albums this year.

Taylor Swift, Lover – August 2019
Carly Rae Jepsen, Dedicated – May 2019
Local Natives, Violet Street – April 2019
MUNA, Saves The World – September 2019
Vampire Weekend, Father Of The Bride – May 2019

Top 30 Most Streamed Songs of 2019:

  1. “bad guy” – Billie Eilish
  2. “Cruel Summer” – Taylor Swift
  3. “Paper Rings” – Taylor Swift
  4. “Want You In My Room” – Carly Rae Jepsen
  5. “Number One Fan” – MUNA
  6. “You Need To Calm Down” – Taylor Swift
  7. “The Archer” – Taylor Swift
  8. “Death By A Thousand Cuts” – Taylor Swift 
  9. “Miss Americana & The Heartbreak Prince” – Taylor Swift
  10. “The Man” – Taylor Swift
  11. “I Think He Knows” – Taylor Swift
  12. “Shy” – Local Natives 
  13. “bloodline” – Ariana Grande
  14. “Tempo” – Lizzo ft. Missy Elliot
  15. “I Forgot That You Existed” – Taylor Swift
  16. “Megaton Mile” – Local Natives
  17. “Exception To The Rule” – Better Oblivion Community Center
  18. “Harmony Hall” – Vampire Weekend
  19. “You Make It Easy” – Red Hearse
  20. “When Am I Gonna Lose You” – Local Natives
  21. “Lover” – Taylor Swift
  22. “For Sure” – Carly Rae Jepsen
  23. “Bonfire” – Childish Gambino
  24. “bury a friend” – Billie Eilish
  25. “London Boy” – Taylor Swift
  26. “NASA” – Ariana Grande
  27. “Overnight” – Maggie Rogers
  28. “People” – The 1975
  29. “Mother’s Daughter” – Miley Cyrus
  30. “Why Didn’t You Stop Me?” – Mitski 

Thoughts on this: every single one of these songs came out in 2019 minus TWO of them: “Bonfire” and “Why Didn’t You Stop Me?” which is funny. Out of the 100 most streamed, only 12 didn’t come out in 2019. 11 of the 18 songs on Lover were in my top 30 most streamed. Yes, I hate myself too (just kidding).

My most-streamed artist and song from 2011 through 2019:

Thoughts on this: I must have used Spotify WAY less often right when I created my account because the stats for 2011-2013 seem wonky (alright, not so much One Direction). Everything else seems incredibly accurate, and I find it funny that 2018 is the only year where the top artist also had the top song.

My 2016 Wrapped: Top 10 Songs

  1. “The Sound” – The 1975
  2. “Loudspeaker” – MUNA
  3. “Closer” – The Chainsmokers, Halsey
  4. “Alive” – Sia
  5. “One Dance” – Drake
  6. “UGH!” – The 1975
  7. “like you lots” – Lany
  8. “Reaper” – Sia
  9. “Alaska” – Maggie Rogers
  10. “G Train” – Thirdstory

My 2017 Wrapped: Top 10 Songs

  1. “Green Light” – Lorde
  2. “Don’t Take The Money” – Bleachers
  3. “Crying On The Bathroom Floor” – MUNA
  4. “Look What You Made Me Do” – Taylor Swift
  5. “Hard Feelings/Loveless” – Lorde
  6. “Radio” – Sylvan Esso
  7. “Everybody Lost Somebody” – Bleachers
  8. “Sleep Deprived” – LÉON
  9. “Humble” – Kendrick Lamar
  10. “…Ready For It?” – Taylor Swift

My 2018 Wrapped: Top 10 Songs

  1. “Why Didn’t You Stop Me?” – Mitski
  2. “Give Yourself A Try” – The 1975
  3. “Lottery” – Jade Bird
  4. “SGL” – Now, Now
  5. “I’m Good” – Wafia
  6. “Truth Hurts” – Lizzo
  7. “Motion Sickness” – Phoebe Bridgers
  8. “This Is America” – Childish Gambino
  9. “you should see me in a crown” – Billie Eilish
  10. “California English Pt. II” – Vampire Weekend

My 2019 Wrapped vs. My Decade Wrapped

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Check out my playlist below featuring my top 100 most-streamed songs. Thanks for reading!

  • Kristin

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