Spotify Most Streamed Albums

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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.

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Hafsa

BTS’s “Love Yourself : Answer” currently has over 4 billion streams on spotify. Is it not included because it’s a compilation album?

marcjeon

this list only includes what is classified as album on spotify, so yeah ly: answer isn’t included sine it’s a complitation album

LawrenceEbenezar

very nice data collection

Luan

“Pink Friday Roman Reloaded” has a full version called “Pink Friday Roman Reloaded + The Re-Up” with more streams (1,5 billion)

trey

i think its adding “focus” to dangerous woman, and its not in the album

elliofun

Destiny’s Child’s The Writing’s On The Wall numbers in 1999 are excluding the numbers of Independent Women, Pt. 1 – Pasadena Remix, Independent Women Pt. II and 8 Days of Christmas.

elliofun

Hello, guys! Looks like the numbers of B’Day by Beyoncé in 2006 are excluding Check On It (57 million), Get Me Bodied (19 million) and Get Me Bodied – Extended Mix (2 million), all of them from the standard version. They are all also on her page in Spotify streaming numbers tool.

Kalmanta

Yep, a few weeks ago it reached the 1B mark, something that it still hasn’t achieved on the site.

Martin

Looking at the versions I can see on Spotify, none of them have passed 1B streams, the highest version is the one included here on 932M.

From what I can see, there are five versions;
Standard 13 Tracks: 769,140,978
Standard 13 Tracks: 769,140,978
Standard 15 Tracks: 827,226,618
Deluxe E 22 Tracks: 927,127,767
Deluxe E 23 Tracks: 931,872,816

Martin

Yes, that is because as you can see, the version which has been included here is the Deluxe Version (or at least 1 of them), which does not include those tracks.

The main problem with this album (in truth many albums) is, there are just so many different versions available and only one can be included.

JaMSpam

Is there any chance an option to show the most streamed albums by genre could be added

L145

why’s Fearless Taylor’s Version not in the 2021 page

PeppaPig

I think its just below the threshold. I think it passed 200m today or yesterday?

repstinita

it currently has more than 256M streams but it’s not in the list for some reasom

Gks13

So Taylor will have two different versions of the same album on the 2008 list? The album also has new songs.

Martin

Ideally, she should just have one version, with both the original and Taylor version being added together but as it’s an automatic process, I’m not sure that can happen and as such, two versions will mostly likely appear.

The new songs will I imagine be added to the orphan category, as they were not part of the original release.

Alexia

You never walk alone was released in 2017 as a repackage of BTS’s 2016 album WINGS, adding some songs like spring day , not today etc

Why is counted for 2016?

Last edited 1 month ago by Alexia
Al

Cause it’s “a repackage of BTS’s 2016 album WINGS”

Ehtesam Zunnuryn

Hi can u pls add daily increase in streams for song (in the “breakdown” part)? It would have been better then

Last edited 1 month ago by Ehtesam Zunnuryn
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