Biggest Stars

Dropkick Murphys
Dropkick Murphys
USAPunk Rock

Dropkick Murphys

USAPunkPunk Rock
Sail North
Sail North
USACeltic

Sail North

USAEuropeanCeltic
MALINDA
MALINDA
USAMainstream Pop

MALINDA

USAPopMainstream Pop
Celtic Woman
Celtic Woman
IRLCeltic

Celtic Woman

IRLEuropeanCeltic
The Pogues
The Pogues
GBRPunk Rock

The Pogues

GBRPunkPunk Rock
Sabrina Jordan
Sabrina Jordan
USAIndie Pop

Sabrina Jordan

USAPopIndie Pop
Flogging Molly
Flogging Molly
USAPunk Rock

Flogging Molly

USAPunkPunk Rock
The Dubliners
The Dubliners
IRLCeltic

The Dubliners

IRLEuropeanCeltic
Faun
Faun
DEUCeltic

Faun

DEUEuropeanCeltic
Celtic Thunder
Celtic Thunder
IRLCeltic

Celtic Thunder

IRLEuropeanCeltic
Loreena McKennitt
Loreena McKennitt
CANCeltic

Loreena McKennitt

CANEuropeanCeltic
Keith and Kristyn Getty
Keith and Kristyn Getty
GBRChristian Music

Keith and Kristyn Getty

GBRReligiousChristian Music
The High Kings
The High Kings
IRLCeltic

The High Kings

IRLEuropeanCeltic
Patty Gurdy
Patty Gurdy
DEUCeltic

Patty Gurdy

DEUEuropeanCeltic
The Irish Rovers
The Irish Rovers
CANFolk Rock

The Irish Rovers

CANRockFolk Rock
Versengold
Versengold
DEUFolk Rock

Versengold

DEURockFolk Rock
Adrian Von Ziegler
Adrian Von Ziegler
CHECeltic

Adrian Von Ziegler

CHEEuropeanCeltic
Hillary Klug
Hillary Klug
USAClassical Crossover

Hillary Klug

USAClassicalClassical Crossover
The Rumjacks
The Rumjacks
AUSPunk Rock

The Rumjacks

AUSPunkPunk Rock
The Wolfe Tones
The Wolfe Tones
IRLCeltic

The Wolfe Tones

IRLEuropeanCeltic
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Top Artists by Radio Spins Last month

Roger Subirana
Roger Subirana
ESPCeltic

Roger Subirana

ESPEuropeanCeltic
6.2K radio spins
Faun
Faun
DEUCeltic

Faun

DEUEuropeanCeltic
6K radio spins
The Dubliners
The Dubliners
IRLCeltic

The Dubliners

IRLEuropeanCeltic
4.8K radio spins
Loreena McKennitt
Loreena McKennitt
CANCeltic

Loreena McKennitt

CANEuropeanCeltic
4.2K radio spins
Celtic Woman
Celtic Woman
IRLCeltic

Celtic Woman

IRLEuropeanCeltic
3.4K radio spins

Most Streamed Spotify Tracks

Past Month
1
Touch The Sky - From Brave/Soundtrack
Touch The Sky - From Brave/Soundtrack
383.5K streams
2
Teir Abhaile Riu
Teir Abhaile Riu
151K streams
3
Come Little Children
Come Little Children
142.5K streams
4
Into The Open Air - From Brave/Soundtrack
Into The Open Air - From Brave/Soundtrack
125.7K streams
5
Chip
Chip
113.5K streams
6
Where Your Heart Is
Where Your Heart Is
109.2K streams
7
The Way I Am
The Way I Am
101.4K streams
8
Irish Pub Song
Irish Pub Song
97.7K streams
9
The Rocky Road to Dublin
The Rocky Road to Dublin
87.6K streams
10
This Is The Life
This Is The Life
77.6K streams
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Touch The Sky - From Brave/Soundtrack

2

Teir Abhaile Riu

3

Come Little Children

4

Into The Open Air - From Brave/Soundtrack

6

Where Your Heart Is

7

The Way I Am

8

Irish Pub Song

9

The Rocky Road to Dublin

10

This Is The Life

Top Spotify Playlists

Sea Shanties
Sea Shanties
Spotify
473.4K followers
Irish Folk
Irish Folk
Spotify
349.9K followers
Irish Folk - Ballads
Irish Folk - Ballads
Spotify
278.2K followers
50 Irish Folk Songs
50 Irish Folk Songs
Spotify
178.8K followers
Celtic, Nordic, Medieval, Relax and Sleep Music
Celtic, Nordic, Medieval, Relax and Sleep Music
Skarv181
92.2K followers
St. Patrick's Day 2023
St. Patrick's Day 2023
Spotify
86.3K followers

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      • 113.1K
      1.3K
      Celtic artists
      Spotify
      61.6M
      Streams on Spotify
      YouTube
      0
      Views on YouTube
      Radio Airplay
      113.1K
      Radio spins
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      Questions? We have answers

      Overview of Celtic music

      Celtic music is a genre that has its roots in the traditional music of the Celtic people. It emerged in the ancient Celtic regions of Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, and has evolved over time as a result of cultural and musical influences from other regions. Celtic music is characterized by its use of various instruments such as the harp, fiddle, and bagpipes, as well as its distinctive use of melody and rhythm.

      Over the years, Celtic music has undergone various transformations, reflecting the changing cultural and social landscape of the Celtic regions. It has been influenced by various musical genres, including classical music, jazz, and rock, and has also been shaped by the political and social changes that have occurred throughout history.

      Despite these changes, however, Celtic music has remained an important part of the cultural heritage of the Celtic people and continues to be a vibrant and dynamic genre that is enjoyed by people all over the world.

      Which musicians and bands defined Celtic music?

      Celtic music encompasses a range of traditional music styles from the Celtic regions of Europe.
      Some of the most notable musicians and bands in this genre include Enya, Alan Stivell, Paddy Moloney, Loreena McKennitt, The Chieftains, Altan, and Solas.
      Other notable artists include Mary Black, Flook, Lunasa, and Sharon Shannon. Many of these artists have gained international acclaim and have helped to popularize Celtic music around the world.

      Which songs and albums defined Celtic music?

      Celtic music has a rich tradition with numerous songs and albums that have become defining moments within the genre. Some popular songs include "Orinoco Flow" from Enya, "The Foggy Dew" from The Chieftains, "Whiskey in the Jar" from The Dubliners, "Breathless" by The Corrs and "The Mystic's Dream" by Loreena McKennitt.

      These songs and albums have left a lasting impact on Celtic music, representing the blending of traditional sounds, modern interpretations, and the spirit of the Celtic cultural heritage.

      Which music festivals and events represent Celtic music?

      There are several festivals and events that represent the Celtic music genre.
      One of the most prominent is the Celtic Connections festival, which takes place in Glasgow, Scotland. This festival features a wide range of music, including traditional Celtic music, as well as contemporary Celtic and folk music.

      Other festivals that celebrate Celtic music include the Milwaukee Irish Fest in the United States, the Festival Interceltique de Lorient in France, and the Celtic Colours International Festival in Nova Scotia, Canada. These festivals feature a mix of traditional and modern Celtic music, showcasing the rich history and diversity of the genre.

      Additionally, many smaller local events and gatherings celebrate Celtic music throughout the year, providing opportunities for fans and musicians to come together and share their passion for this unique style of music.