Biggest Stars

Coldplay
Coldplay
GBRPop Rock

Coldplay

GBRRockPop Rock
Imagine Dragons
Imagine Dragons
USAPop Rock

Imagine Dragons

USARockPop Rock
Queen
Queen
GBRHard Rock

Queen

GBRRockHard Rock
Linkin Park
Linkin Park
USAAlternative Rock
Claimed Profile

Linkin Park

USARockAlternative Rock
AC/DC
AC/DC
AUSHard Rock

AC/DC

AUSRockHard Rock
The Beatles
The Beatles
GBRPop Rock

The Beatles

GBRRockPop Rock
Guns N' Roses
Guns N' Roses
USAHard Rock

Guns N' Roses

USARockHard Rock
Arctic Monkeys
Arctic Monkeys
GBRIndie Rock

Arctic Monkeys

GBRRockIndie Rock
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Red Hot Chili Peppers
USAFunk Rock

Red Hot Chili Peppers

USARockFunk Rock
Nirvana
Nirvana
USAAlternative Rock

Nirvana

USARockAlternative Rock
Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi
USAPop Rock

Bon Jovi

USARockPop Rock
Måneskin
Måneskin
ITAAlternative Rock

Måneskin

ITARockAlternative Rock
Gorillaz
Gorillaz
GBRAlternative Rock

Gorillaz

GBRRockAlternative Rock
Radiohead
Radiohead
GBRAlternative Rock

Radiohead

GBRRockAlternative Rock
Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd
GBRPsychedelic Rock

Pink Floyd

GBRRockPsychedelic Rock
The Neighbourhood
The Neighbourhood
USAIndie Rock

The Neighbourhood

USARockIndie Rock
Mitski
Mitski
JPNAlternative Rock

Mitski

JPNRockAlternative Rock
U2
U2
IRLAlternative Rock

U2

IRLRockAlternative Rock
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac
USAPop Rock

Fleetwood Mac

USARockPop Rock
Aerosmith
Aerosmith
USAHard Rock

Aerosmith

USARockHard Rock

100 Most Watched Rock Music Videos on YouTube

1

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45.7M Views
2

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43.1M Views
3

Rating Random Strangers' Model Walks In Public Part 9 ????????

25.6M Views
4

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25.2M Views
5

Eagles - Hotel California (Live 1977) (Official Video) [HD]

24M Views

50 Rock Artists With the Biggest Spotify Playlist Reach

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Top Artists by Radio Spins Last month

Queen
Queen
GBRHard Rock

Queen

GBRRockHard Rock
323.5K radio spins
The Beatles
The Beatles
GBRPop Rock

The Beatles

GBRRockPop Rock
291.8K radio spins
Imagine Dragons
Imagine Dragons
USAPop Rock

Imagine Dragons

USARockPop Rock
254.6K radio spins
Coldplay
Coldplay
GBRPop Rock

Coldplay

GBRRockPop Rock
228.1K radio spins
U2
U2
IRLAlternative Rock

U2

IRLRockAlternative Rock
227K radio spins

Most Streamed Spotify Tracks

Past Month
1
I Wanna Be Yours
I Wanna Be Yours
17.8M streams
2
Sweater Weather
Sweater Weather
12.2M streams
3
Everlong - Acoustic Version
Everlong - Acoustic Version
11.8M streams
4
Yellow
Yellow
10.8M streams
5
The Night We Met
The Night We Met
10.4M streams
6
Viva La Vida
Viva La Vida
10.3M streams
7
Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Everybody Wants To Rule The World
10M streams
8
505
505
9.1M streams
9
Bones
Bones
9.1M streams
10
Believer
Believer
9M streams
1

I Wanna Be Yours

2

Sweater Weather

3

Everlong - Acoustic Version

4

Yellow

5

The Night We Met

6

Viva La Vida

7

Everybody Wants To Rule The World

9

Bones

10

Believer

Top Spotify Playlists

Rock Classics
Rock Classics
Spotify
11.8M followers
All Out 80s
All Out 80s
Spotify
10.4M followers
All Out 90s
All Out 90s
Spotify
7.9M followers
Classic Road Trip Songs
Classic Road Trip Songs
Spotify
5.7M followers
Have a Great Day!
Have a Great Day!
Spotify
5.3M followers
90s Rock Anthems
90s Rock Anthems
Spotify
5.3M followers

Genre Popularity

Music stats for top 3,000 artists last month

Top Countries

    Top Cities

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      • 16.8B
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      • 20M
      115.3K
      Rock artists
      Spotify
      16.8B
      Streams on Spotify
      YouTube
      0
      Views on YouTube
      Radio Airplay
      20M
      Radio spins
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      Questions? We have answers

      Overview of Rock music

      Rock music emerged in the United States in the 1950s as a fusion of African American rhythm and blues, country and western, and gospel music. Its early pioneers, such as Chuck Berry, Little Richard, and Elvis Presley, blended these genres to create a new sound that would challenge the social and cultural norms of the time.

      Throughout the 1960s, rock music continued to evolve and diversify, with sub-genres such as psychedelic rock, folk rock, and heavy metal emerging. The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and Jimi Hendrix are just a few of the iconic musicians who contributed to the genre's development during this decade.

      In the 1970s, rock music became even more popular and mainstream, with bands such as Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and Queen dominating the charts. The era also saw the rise of punk rock and the emergence of new wave and post-punk.

      The 1980s and 1990s saw the continued evolution of rock music, with sub-genres such as grunge, alternative rock, and indie rock gaining popularity. The emergence of MTV and music videos also played a significant role in the genre's development during this time.

      Today, rock music remains a vibrant and influential genre, with countless bands and musicians continuing to push the boundaries of what it means to be a rock artist. From classic rock to modern experimental rock, the genre continues to inspire and challenge listeners around the world.

      Which musicians and bands defined Rock music?

      Some of the iconic artists that represent Rock music include The Rolling Stones, Guns N' Roses, AC/DC, Queen, Nirvana, and Bon Jovi. These artists have made significant contributions to the genre and have influenced generations of musicians. Each artist has a unique style and sound, but they all share a common love for the electric guitar, powerful vocals, and hard-hitting drums. Their music embodies the rebellious spirit of Rock, and their legacies continue to live on today.

      Which songs and albums defined Rock music?

      Rock music has been around since the 1950s and has evolved over the years. Some iconic songs and music albums that represent Rock music include "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin, "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen, "Back in Black" by AC/DC, "Nevermind" by Nirvana, and "Appetite for Destruction" by Guns N' Roses. These albums have stood the test of time and have been loved by generations of Rock music fans.

      Other notable Rock music albums include "The Black Album" by Metallica, "Ten" by Pearl Jam, "Dark Side of the Moon" by Pink Floyd, and "Abbey Road" by The Beatles. Each of these albums has unique characteristics that make them stand out from the rest.

      Rock music is known for its high-energy and electrifying performances.

      In conclusion, Rock music has a rich history and has produced some of the most iconic songs and music albums of all time. Whether you're a die-hard fan or just a casual listener, there's no denying the impact that Rock music has had on the music industry and popular culture.

      Which music festivals and events represent Rock music?

      Some of the most iconic rock music festivals and events include the legendary Woodstock Festival, which took place in 1969 and featured iconic performances from artists like Jimi Hendrix and Santana.

      Other notable rock festivals include Lollapalooza, which has been held annually since 1991 and features a diverse lineup of rock, alternative, and indie artists, as well as the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which has become one of the most popular music festivals in the world and features a wide variety of rock artists.