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Spotify statistics for 2024: User, Subscriber, Revenue & other Statistics [Updated]

Arushi Monga
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Arushi Monga

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The landscape of music consumption has been significantly transformed over the past two decades, largely thanks to streaming platforms like Spotify. Founded in 2006, this digital music service has reshaped how we discover, listen to, and share music. 

With nearly 2 billion music discoveries happening every day, Spotify has become an integral part of the daily lives of music lovers worldwide. But what lies behind the playlists, the curated suggestions, and the artist radio stations? The answer: data and statistics.

The world of Spotify is rich with fascinating numbers and insights that can help us understand its meteoric rise and shed light on trends in music consumption, user behavior, and even cultural shifts. Spotify’s statistics offer a treasure trove of data to be mined from the most-streamed genres to the listening habits that vary from country to country. And this isn’t just data for data’s sake. These numbers can help artists better connect with their audience, advertisers to fine-tune their campaigns, and even listeners to get more out of their personalized experience.

This blog will delve into the world of Spotify statistics for 2024. Whether you’re an artist trying to understand your Spotify for Artists dashboard, a marketer looking to tap into Spotify’s extensive user base, or simply a music enthusiast interested in the mechanics behind your daily mix, there’s something here for you.

Key Highlights of Spotify Statistics 

1. As we enter into 2024, Spotify currently has 574 million monthly active users (MAUs). Compared to the 2nd quarter of 2023, this has been the second largest Q3 addition in the history of Spotify. 

2. Premium subscribers of Spotify grew 16% Y/Y to 226 million users till quarter 3 of 2023.

3. Total revenue grew by 11% to €3.4 billion from the last quarter report.

4. Spotify’s AI DJ is now available in 50 countries across the globe. 

6. Spotify unveiled AI voice translation for selected podcasts. 

7. Spotify is the world’s leading audio streaming service, with 574 million users and 226 million premium subscribers across 184 countries.

Spotify Statistics Infographics

Spotify Statistics

Source – Spotify Statistics

Spotify major updates in a quick pointers report –

8. How many songs are there on Spotify? 

Spotify has over 100 million songs on its platform in 2023. 

9. How many users does Spotify have?

As per the Q3 report of 2023, Spotify has 574 million monthly active listeners, of which 226 million users are premium subscribers. 

10. Who is the number 1 artist on Spotify or the most streamed artist in 2023?

As of Q3 2023, English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is the most-followed artist on Spotify, while female American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift is the most-followed artist. When it comes to non-English artists, Arijit Singh has the most followers. (source: Wikipedia)

11. How many monthly listeners on Spotify in 2024?

Stepping into 2024, the total number of monthly active users (MAU) increased to 574 M globally. 

12. Most Played Songs on Spotify?

As per Spotify Wrapped 2023, “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus is the most-played song on Spotify with 1.6 billion streams worldwide. 

13. Which has the most monthly listeners on Spotify?

The Weeknd is the artist with the most monthly listeners, with 112.1M listeners. 

14. How many songs have been uploaded on Spotify every month?

On average, 1,800,000 songs have been uploaded every month. 

Miscellaneous Spotify Stats – 

15. Males are 56%, whereas females are 44% in Spotify’s user database.

16. North America has the highest average Spotify daily users.

17. Over 44% of users access Spotify every day.

Music Stats – 

19. “Peso Pluma’s GENESIS” became the most streamed Musica Mexicana album in a week after its release on June 23, 2023. 

20. For the first time, Spotify gives the option to its fans to curate the editorial playlist of “FUEGO”. 

Spotify Active Monthly User Data 

As per the quarter 3 2023 data of Spotify, they have 574 million monthly active users, which is 26% more on a Y/Y basis.



Source – Spotify Quarterly Report 

The most strong growth was amongst the GenZ listeners and because of this, they improved the performance marketing efficiencies.

 Following is the complete breakdown of the quarterly growth in Spotify monthly active users from 2017 to 2023

Quarter – yearMonthly active users
Quarter 1  – 2017138 million
Quarter 2  – 2017149 million
Quarter 3 – 2017160 million
Quarter 4 – 2017157 million
Quarter 1  – 2018180 million
Quarter 2  – 2018191 million
Quarter 3  – 2018207 million
Quarter 4 – 2018217 million
Quarter 1  – 2019232 million
Quarter 2  – 2019248 million
Quarter 3 – 2019271 million
Quarter 4 – 2019286 million
Quarter 1  – 2020299 million
Quarter 2  – 2020299 million
Quarter 3 – 2020345 million
Quarter 4 – 2020356 million
Quarter 1 – 2021365 million
Quarter 2  –  2021381 million
Quarter 3 – 2021406 million
Quarter 4 – 2021422 million
Quarter 1 – 2022433 million
Quarter 2 – 2022456 million
Quarter 3 – 2022515 million
Quarter 4 – 2022489 million
Quarter 1 – 2023515 million
Quarter 2 – 2023551 million
Quarter 3 – 2023574 million

Spotify Region wise monthly active users 

According to the Spotify quarter data of 2023, they have gained 29% of monthly active users from Europe, and because of this, their largest market share is from Europe. 

North America comes second with 20% of MAU till quarter 2 of 2023.

The rest of the world accounts for 30% of Spotify MAU. 

Region %age share of Monthly Active Users
Europe29%
North America20%
Latin America21%
Rest of the world30%

Spotify Active Premium Monthly User Data 

In Q3 of 2023, their premium subscriber count grew by 16% Y/Y to 226 million premium users. 

Following is the complete breakdown of the quarterly growth in Spotify monthly active premium users from 2017 to 2023

Quarter, YearPaying Subscribers
Quarter 1 – 201752 million
Quarter 2 – 201759 million
Quarter 3 – 201762 million
Quarter 4 – 201771 million
Quarter 1 – 201875 million
Quarter 2 – 201883 million
Quarter 3 – 201887 million
Quarter 4 – 201896 million
Quarter 1 – 2019100 million
Quarter 2 – 2019108 million
Quarter 3 – 2019113 million
Quarter 4 – 2019124 million
Quarter 1 – 2020130 million
Quarter 2 – 2020138 million
Quarter 3 – 2020144 million
Quarter 4 – 2020155 million
Quarter 1 – 2021158 million
Quarter 2 – 2021165 million
Quarter 3 – 2021172 million
Quarter 4 – 2021180 million
Quarter 1 – 2022182 million
Quarter 2 – 2022188 million
Quarter 3 – 2022195 million
Quarter 4 – 2022205 million
Quarter 1 – 2023210 million
Quarter 2 – 2023220 million
Quarter 3 – 2023226 million

Spotify user’s stats by its demographic (till 3rd quarter of 2023)

Age GroupShare of Users
18 to 2426%
25 to 3429%
35 to 4416%
45 to 5511%
55+18%

Spotify Revenue stats for 3rd quarter of 2023 – 

Spotify’s 2023 third-quarter revenue grew by 11%, which amounts to $3.6 billion.  

As of September 2023, Spotify registered a revenue of $13.64 billion.

What is the Spotify market share right now? 

They have 33% of market share globally as of 2023 in the global music industry.

The market share of Spotify has steadily been between 32% and 43% over the last 5 years.

Following is the sheet of market share from 2017 to 2023 – 

YearShare
201740.3%
201842.7%
201936.4%
202032.5%
202132%
202231%
202333%

How much does Spotify pay per stream?

Spotify pays between $0.003  and $0.005 per play as of 2023, which is roughly 70% of its revenue. 

Below are the rough estimates of Spotify’s streaming payouts to artists based on the above data:

Number of StreamsEstimated Payout
Per Stream$0.003 to $0.005
100 Streams$0.3 to $0.5
1,000 Streams$3 to $5
1 million Streams$300 to $500
10 million streams$30,000 to $50,000

Spotify Podcast Statistics – 

  • Spotify ranks 2nd among Podcast platforms in the US with 40% of users using it on a regular basis.
  • Over 100 million people are regularly listening to podcasts, 10x the number of people listening in 2019.
  • Spotify is the most Popular Podcast platform in North America with 50 % being Frequent Users.
  • As of today, Spotify has over 5 million podcasts and 100,000 video podcasts on its platform, representing a growth rate of over 1500%.
  • Spotify added 1.2 million podcasts to its library in 2021 alone!
  • The most popular podcast platform among North American millennials is Spotify, with half of them using it frequently.

Spotify Popular Podcast –

The Joe Rogan Experience” is the number-one podcast on Spotify worldwide. It is followed by Andrew Hubberman’s daring “Huberman Lab.”

Third on the list is an American true-crime podcast called “Over my dead body”

Emma Chamberlain’s “Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain“, and House of R finish in the top five Spotify podcasts globally.

Here is a list of the top 10 most popular podcasts on Spotify globally:

  • The Joe Rogan Experience.
  • Huberman Lab.
  • Over My Dead Body
  • Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain.
  • House of R.
  • This Past Weekend
  • Crime Junkie.
  • Handsome
  • Shawn Ryan Show
  • Smartness

Source – Spotify

In how many countries Spotify is available around the world – 

  • Currently, Spotify is accessible in 184 countries. Spotify has grown its presence to 80+ countries since 2020.
  • Spotify was accessible in only 61 markets globally in 2017.
  • Between 2018 – 2022, Spotify expanded to 117 new nations.

How many playlists does Spotify have? 

Spotify has 4 billion playlists across all genres, out of which 3000 are curated officially by Spotify. (source – https://newsroom.spotify.com/company-info/

Which is the Popular playlist on Shopify? 

Pop music dominates 10 out of the top 20 Spotify playlists, according to the genre.

70% of Spotify’s top 20 most followed playlists are primarily made up of the latest releases.

Here is the list of the 20 most popular and followed playlists on Spotify as of 2023 –

PlaylistFollowers count
Today’s Top Hits33,906,373
Global Top 5017,396,265
RapCaviar15,422,078
¡Viva Latino!14,016,849
Baila Reggaeton10,969,913 
Rock Classics (personalized)11,629,932
All Out 2000s (personalized)10,805,105
Songs to Sing in the Car (personalized)10,437,875
All Out 80s (personalized)10,315,357
Beast Mode (personalized)10,037,388
Chill Hits (personalized)8,703,431
I Love My ’90s Hip-Hop7,882,313
All Out 90s (personalized)7,818,948
lofi hip hop music – beats to relax/study to7,756,521
This Is BTS7,715,919
Mood Booster (personalized)7,519,824
Hot Country7,415,788
Songs to Sing in the Shower 7,387,128 
Esquenta Sertanejo7,347,200
Peaceful Piano7,087,870

How many tracks are available on Shopify? 

As reported in 2023, Spotify had over 100 million tracks on the platform. 

In 2024, we can expect 22 million new tunes to be added by the end of the year. 

Most Popular Artists on Spotify by Follower Count

Ed Sheeran is the most followed person on Spotify, with over 115.55 million followers.

Below are the top popular artists on Spotify – 

RankArtistFollowers
#1Ed Sheeran115.55 million
#2Arijit Singh96.52 million
#3Taylor Swift95.75 million
#4Ariana Grande95.67 million
#5Billie Eilish89.03 million
#6Drake82.29 million
#7Eminem78.72 million
#8Bad Bunny76.94 million
#9The Weeknd74.80 million
#10Justin Bieber74.74 million

New Updates for Shopify – 

  • Spotify introduced audiobooks for premium subscribers from the UK and Australia. 
  • AI DJ was initially revealed to Premium users in the UK and Ireland, but it is now available in 50 countries.
  • Unveiled Jam to allow fans to listen with their friends.
  • Introduced 11 new Languages and dialects across mobile. Now, the total number of languages on Spotify is 74.
  • Launched Spotify ad analytics, a free global measurement and reporting service for brands and agencies.

For the 2nd year consequently, Spotify is allowing its users to lock their “Playlist in a bottle.” To open up the bottle in 2025, be sure to seal your pick by January 31, 2024.

How to Check Your Spotify Stats in 2024: Complete Guide

Now that you have read all these general Spotify stats, wouldn’t it be fun to check your own? 

Spotify allows you to do this in many ways.

View Spotify Statistics on PC or Mac

  1. Click your user profile name in the top right corner of the app.
  2. Select “Profile” from the drop-down options.
  3. Here you can browse popular artists, tracks, and playlists. You can click each category’s “View All” button to see specific statistics.

View Spotify statistics on your phone

  1. Tap the settings icon in the upper right corner of the mobile app. (It looks like a mirror)
  2. Select “Profile” from the drop-down options.
  3. Here you can browse popular artists, tracks, and playlists. You can click each category’s “View All” button to see specific statistics.

See Spotify Statistics with Warped

Spotify has been announcing its Wrapped plan every December since 2015. Users can see their music listening habits and statistics for a particular year. 

For example: which artist have you listened to the most in the past year? or how many hours have you spent listening to music in total? 

As soon as you access the phone or computer application, you can access the card packaging. Hard to remember as the app has capital letters and big cards. If you haven’t seen it before, wait for Dec 2024 to see it live! 

Conclusion – 

Here are all the statistics from Spotify since its inception. This information comes from various places on the internet and can vary, but not by much.

Spotify will offer exciting things to its users and artists in 2024. Stay tuned to know more.

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