Biggest Stars

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
USAMainstream Pop

Taylor Swift

USAPopMainstream Pop
The Weeknd
The Weeknd
CANMainstream Pop

The Weeknd

CANPopMainstream Pop
Ariana Grande
H
Ariana Grande
USAMainstream Pop
Hot

Ariana Grande

USAPopMainstream Pop
Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish
USAMainstream Pop

Billie Eilish

USAPopMainstream Pop
BTS
BTS
KORAsian Pop

BTS

KORPopAsian Pop
Shakira
H
Shakira
COLLatin Pop
Hot

Shakira

COLPopLatin Pop
Rihanna
Rihanna
BRBMainstream Pop

Rihanna

BRBPopMainstream Pop
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber
CANMainstream Pop

Justin Bieber

CANPopMainstream Pop
Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran
GBRMainstream Pop

Ed Sheeran

GBRPopMainstream Pop
Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez
USAMainstream Pop

Selena Gomez

USAPopMainstream Pop
Beyonce
H
Beyonce
USAMainstream Pop
Hot

Beyonce

USAPopMainstream Pop
Olivia Rodrigo
Olivia Rodrigo
USAMainstream Pop

Olivia Rodrigo

USAPopMainstream Pop
Jason Derulo
Jason Derulo
USAMainstream Pop

Jason Derulo

USAPopMainstream Pop
Katy Perry
Katy Perry
USAMainstream Pop

Katy Perry

USAPopMainstream Pop
Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars
USAMainstream Pop

Bruno Mars

USAPopMainstream Pop
Dua Lipa
Dua Lipa
GBRMainstream Pop

Dua Lipa

GBRPopMainstream Pop
BLACKPINK (블랙핑크)
BLACKPINK (블랙핑크)
KORAsian Pop

BLACKPINK (블랙핑크)

KORPopAsian Pop
Adele
Adele
GBRMainstream Pop

Adele

GBRPopMainstream Pop
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus
USAMainstream Pop

Miley Cyrus

USAPopMainstream Pop
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga
USAMainstream Pop

Lady Gaga

USAPopMainstream Pop

100 Most Watched Pop Music Videos on YouTube

1

we had to wait for 7 trains filming this???? #behindthescenes #elevatorboys

98M Views
2
95M Views
3

Mariah Carey - All I Want for Christmas Is You (Make My Wish Come True Edition)

88.5M Views
4

#JasonDeruloTV //That Dog????#GotPermissionToPost From @castoinev#SlowLow

83M Views
5

Manu Bahtidão, Simone Mendes - Daqui Pra Sempre (Vídeo Oficial)

70.3M Views

50 Pop Artists With the Biggest Spotify Playlist Reach

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Top Artists by Radio Spins Last month

Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran
GBRMainstream Pop

Ed Sheeran

GBRPopMainstream Pop
447.1K radio spins
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
USAMainstream Pop

Taylor Swift

USAPopMainstream Pop
432.7K radio spins
Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
USAMainstream Pop

Michael Jackson

USAPopMainstream Pop
384.9K radio spins
Madonna
Madonna
USAMainstream Pop

Madonna

USAPopMainstream Pop
317.3K radio spins
The Weeknd
The Weeknd
CANMainstream Pop

The Weeknd

CANPopMainstream Pop
308K radio spins

Most Streamed Spotify Tracks

Past Month
1
Tere Vaaste (From Zara Hatke Zara Bachke)
Tere Vaaste (From Zara Hatke Zara Bachke)
111.2M streams
2
Seven (feat. Latto) (Explicit Ver.)
Seven (feat. Latto) (Explicit Ver.)
66.2M streams
3
Paint The Town Red
Paint The Town Red
52.5M streams
4
Cruel Summer
Cruel Summer
35.7M streams
5
What Was I Made For? [From The Motion Picture Barbie]
What Was I Made For? [From The Motion Picture Barbie]
27.1M streams
6
Dance The Night (From Barbie The Album)
Dance The Night (From Barbie The Album)
26.2M streams
7
vampire
vampire
24.2M streams
8
Daylight
Daylight
19.8M streams
9
Like Crazy
Like Crazy
19.6M streams
10
Love Me Again
Love Me Again
19M streams
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Seven (feat. Latto) (Explicit Ver.)

3

Paint The Town Red

4

Cruel Summer

5

What Was I Made For? [From The Motion Picture Barbie]

6

Dance The Night (From Barbie The Album)

7

vampire

8

Daylight

9

Like Crazy

10

Love Me Again

Top Spotify Playlists

Today's Top Hits
Today's Top Hits
Spotify
33.9M followers
Top 50 - Global
Top 50 - Global
Spotify
17.5M followers
All Out 2000s
All Out 2000s
Spotify
10.8M followers
Songs to Sing in the Car
Songs to Sing in the Car
Spotify
10.6M followers
Chill Hits
Chill Hits
Spotify
8.8M followers
All Out 2010s
All Out 2010s
Spotify
7.9M followers

Genre Popularity

Music stats for top 3,000 artists last month

Top Countries

    Top Cities

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      • 48.1B
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      • 26.5M
      104.2K
      Pop artists
      Spotify
      48.1B
      Streams on Spotify
      YouTube
      0
      Views on YouTube
      Radio Airplay
      26.5M
      Radio spins
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      Questions? We have answers

      Overview of Pop music

      Pop music emerged in the mid-1950s as a genre that was characterized by its accessibility, catchy melodies, and commercial appeal. It was heavily influenced by the rhythm and blues and rock and roll genres that were popular at the time. The term "pop" is short for popular, and it has always been a reflection of the cultural and social trends of the time.

      Pop music has been consistently popular since its inception, and it has gone through various phases of evolution, from the bubblegum pop of the 1960s to the electronic pop of the 21st century. It has also been shaped by technological advancements, such as the rise of music videos and digital music streaming. Despite criticism that it is formulaic and lacking in artistic depth, pop music has continued to be a dominant force in the music industry and a significant part of popular culture.

      Which musicians and bands defined Pop music?

      Pop music has been shaped by a multitude of influential artists throughout its history. Elvis Presley, "the King of Rock 'n' Roll", revolutionized popular music in the 1950s with his charismatic performances and genre fusion. The Beatles, hailing from Liverpool, transformed the pop music landscape in the 1960s with their innovative songwriting and cultural impact. In the 1980s, Michael Jackson became the King of Pop, achieving unprecedented success with his distinctive voice and iconic music videos.

      Madonna, a boundary-pushing artist in the 1980s and 1990s, challenged norms and influenced future female artists with her provocative imagery and reinvention. Britney Spears, a teen pop sensation in the late 1990s and early 2000s, became a cultural phenomenon with her catchy pop tunes and controversial image. Beyoncé, with her powerful vocals and socially conscious lyrics, has become an emblem of female empowerment and a force in contemporary pop music.

      Taylor Swift, a country-pop crossover artist, rose to prominence in the late 2000s and has become one of the biggest pop stars of her generation. Her introspective songwriting and personal storytelling have resonated with fans worldwide. These artists, among many others, have left an indelible mark on pop music, shaping its evolution throughout the decades.

      Which songs and albums defined Pop music?

      Throughout history, numerous pop music tracks have left an indelible mark on the industry, captivating audiences and becoming timeless classics. Here is a short history highlighting some of the best pop music tracks:

      "Hound Dog" by Elvis Presley (1956): This rock and roll anthem by Elvis Presley became a cultural phenomenon, showcasing his electrifying vocals and charismatic stage presence. "Hound Dog" became a symbol of rebellion and liberation, solidifying Presley's status as a pioneer of pop music.

      "I Want to Hold Your Hand" by The Beatles (1963): This infectious and melodic track marked the beginning of Beatlemania, propelling The Beatles to global stardom. Its catchy chorus and youthful energy captured the hearts of millions, cementing the band's place in music history.

      "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson (1982): With its pulsating bassline and unforgettable hook, "Billie Jean" became an instant classic. The song showcased Jackson's impeccable vocal range and introduced his signature dance moves, solidifying his status as the King of Pop.

      "Thriller" by Michael Jackson (1982): The title track from Jackson's record-breaking album, "Thriller" revolutionized the music video format. Its infectious rhythm, haunting lyrics, and groundbreaking music video, featuring a zombie dance sequence, turned it into a cultural phenomenon and solidified Jackson's status as a pop music legend.

      "Like a Prayer" by Madonna (1989): This powerful and controversial track pushed boundaries both musically and lyrically. "Like a Prayer" combined elements of pop, rock, and gospel, and its themes of self-expression and spirituality resonated with listeners worldwide, making it one of Madonna's most iconic songs.

      These tracks represent just a fraction of the remarkable pop music that has shaped the industry over the years. Each one has left an indelible mark on pop culture and continues to be celebrated for its artistry and influence.

      Which music festivals and events represent Pop music?

      Some of the prominent music festivals and events that represent the Pop music genre are Coachella, Billboard Music Awards, American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and iHeartRadio Music Festival.

      These events showcase performances by some of the biggest names in Pop music and feature a wide variety of Pop subgenres such as Bubblegum Pop, Electropop, Synthpop, and Pop Rock.

      These festivals and events also provide a platform for emerging Pop artists to showcase their talent and gain exposure to a larger audience. The performances at these events are known for their high energy, elaborate choreography, and visually stunning stage productions, making them a must-attend for Pop music fans.