Spotify Most Streamed Albums

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Methodology

This page provides you with up to date lists of the most streamed studio albums, per year, per decade and of all-time, on Spotify.

Singles that have been issued before the start of the selected period are thus included in full.

In case several versions of the same album exist, the one with the highest total of streams is displayed.

The column EAS stands for Equivalent Album Sales. It reflects the worth of these audio streams on par with album units. This data extrapolates remaining streaming platforms.

Available Lists

All-Time
1960s1960196119621963196419651966196719681969
1970s1970197119721973197419751976197719781979
1980s1980198119821983198419851986198719881989
1990s1990199119921993199419951996199719981999
2000s2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
2010s2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
2020s20202021

Most streamed albums: 1981

Last updated on 06/19/21
RankCoverArtistAlbumTotal StreamsDaily StreamsEAS
1JourneyJourneyEscape1,315,431,655907,9901,313,313
2MenMen At WorkBusiness As Usual598,677,753426,364597,714


Breakdowns (sorted by alphabetical order)

ArtistAlbumSongStreamsEAS
JourneyEscapeEscape3,556,8523,551
JourneyEscapeWho's Crying Now - Live at The Summit, Houston, Texas, November 6, 19811,333,7131,332
JourneyEscapeKeep on Runnin'2,374,4412,371
JourneyEscapeStill They Ride6,827,7856,817
JourneyEscapeOpen Arms139,546,085139,321
JourneyEscapeDead or Alive1,220,1761,218
JourneyEscapeOpen Arms - Live at The Summit, Houston, Texas, November 6, 19811,367,1651,365
JourneyEscapeMother, Father3,415,3063,410
JourneyEscapeLay It Down1,299,8291,298
JourneyEscapeLa Raza del Sol - Alternate Version854,194853
JourneyEscapeDon't Stop Believin'1,074,129,3611,072,400
JourneyEscapeStone in Love33,674,85833,621
JourneyEscapeWho's Crying Now38,281,06038,219
JourneyEscapeDon't Stop Believin' - Live at The Summit, Houston, Texas, November 6, 19817,550,8307,539
JourneyEscape1,315,431,6551,313,313
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualBe Good Johnny8,971,9278,957
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualI Can See It in Your Eyes4,747,6424,740
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualTouching the Untouchables1,291,9601,290
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualCrazy - Non LP B-Side53,60854
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualPeople Just Love to Play with Words1,084,1381,082
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualHelpless Automaton1,717,7251,715
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualUnderground - Live18,23618
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualWho Can It Be Now? - Live21,55122
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualF-19 - Non LP B-Side, Previously Unreleased In The US40,17340
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualCatch a Star2,239,1482,236
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualWho Can It Be Now?143,959,991143,728
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualDown Under428,526,191427,836
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualUnderground2,887,9652,883
Men At WorkBusiness As UsualDown By the Sea3,117,4983,112
Men At WorkBusiness As Usual598,677,753597,714
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Gabriel Gonzales

Please include top 1000

Clockingbell

Brilliant!

Kalmanta

Beyoncé‘s BDay just cracked the billion mark!

zago

Hi MJD! That’s great!

I’ve done this few months ago: https://datastudio.google.com/reporting/2d7dcc04-8294-4796-848e-94c401ccc050/page/C7fNB

Great to see something automatic and less manual 🙂

Fanofpop
anacecchetto

Please, where is Love Yourself Answer from BTS?

Logo

Hi, could you add Charlotte Lawrence’s ‘Charlotte’ and ZAYN’s ‘Nobody is Listening’ in 2021?

Andrea

Where is Katy Perry- Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection?

twt

could you eventually add Love Yourself: Answer by BTS in 2018? They put it in the Compilation section a while ago for some reason but it’s very much an Album, comparable to I guess deluxe editions? btw I love these yearly lists thank you so much!

joonromance

Map of the Soul 7 also has songs from Map of the soul: persona. I don’t see a reason to exclude Ly: answer, since It has many new songs. It has songs from previous albums because It’s part of an era

Edoardo98

Where is Eminem “Music to be murdered by”?

mtkl

You could just do the most streamed albums of all time list and it would be easier, even for you, and just write release year next to it

mtkl

wow nice. I just don’t know you do it. Congrats..

Strongerq

Hey, Since the All-Time list will be either: 50 albums – every album is after 2010 100 albums – ~97 albums after 2010, 3 albums before 2010. The All Time list will be the same as a decade list of the 10s + 20s (as albums start racking numbers). It would be cool if you added decade lists next to the years. These lists (same as the all time one) wouldn’t need breakdowns by songs because you have them in the yearly ones. That would be a better way to compare albums that aren’t from the same year, but are… Read more »

Fanofpop

Personally I like it a lot.

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