10 artists’ most and least streamed Spotify songs that might surprise you
According to Spotify’s calculations, these are the most and least-popular songs from some of your favorite artists.November 30, 2020
Streaming has completely transformed the way people listen to music. Long gone are the days of burning CDs and downloading music online, but thanks to platforms such as Spotify and Apple Music, we can listen to any song we can think of at a moment’s notice.
Streaming services, especially Spotify, offer a lot more to users, such as personalized playlists and statistics to make listening to music a whole experience.
Because of Spotify’s features, we’re also able to see which songs from our favorite artists are the most popular. And we can also see which tracks are totally overlooked. In honor of both categories, you can check out the most and least streamed songs on Spotify from some of your favorites below.
Fall Out Boy
Most: “Centuries,” with more than 635 million Spotify streams
It’s not a huge surprise that this anthemic track tops Fall Out Boy’s most streamed songs, as it’s been featured in plenty of commercials for college football over the years. The song has been certified platinum four times and reached No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Least: “Grenade Jumper,” with more than 4 million Spotify streams
This was the ninth track on Fall Out Boy’s debut album, Take This To Your Grave. So it might have been a bit harder for general audiences to find.
Most: “Misery Business,” with more than 316 million Spotify streams
“Misery Business” has since been retired from live shows by the band, but it’s still Paramore‘s most popular song on Spotify, considering it was their breakthrough hit to the mainstream. The song has been certified platinum four times and peaked at No. 26 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Least: “Whoa,” with just more than 8 million Spotify streams
My Chemical Romance
Most: “Welcome To The Black Parade,” with more than 377 million Spotify streams
It’s also no shocker that this is My Chemical Romance’s most popular track, as “Welcome To The Black Parade” is one of the biggest anthems of all time. The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame named it as one of the songs that’s most shaped the rock genre, and it went triple platinum in the U.S.
Least: “This Is The Best Day Ever,” with more than 3.4 million Spotify streams
This was the ninth track on the band’s 2002 debut album, I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love. It’s still a classic regardless of streams.
Panic! At The Disco
Most: “High Hopes,” with more than 959 million Spotify streams
“High Hopes” has become Panic! At The Disco’s most successful song, reaching No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Like FOB’s most streamed track, the song has been featured in plenty of commercials and promotions. And it’s become a staple radio hit since it was released.
Least: “Folkin’ Around,” with more than 11.2 million Spotify streams
This near-two-minute folk tune was featured on 2008’s Pretty. Odd. But it’s pretty incredible that the band don’t have a song under 10 million streams.
Most: “Closer,” with 1.8 billion Spotify streams
Technically, this song is by the Chainsmokers, but it undoubtedly wouldn’t be the pop hit it is without Halsey’s recognizable vocals. This song was Halsey’s first-ever No. 1 single, and it’s certified diamond by the RIAA.
Least: “Graveyard – Stripped,” with more than 461,000 Spotify streams
This stripped-down version of Halsey’s track is on the B-side of her latest album, Manic. It makes sense that it would have the least amount of streams, but this one is still quite enjoyable.
Most: “Stupid For You,” with more than 30 million Spotify streams
Least: “Group Chat,” with more than 2,000 Spotify streams
It’s not surprising that this is Waterparks’ least popular track, as it’s only a 15-second interlude from their most recent album, FANDOM.
Most: “All The Small Things,” with more than 489 million Spotify streams
Least: “Reebok Commercial,” with more than 1.1 million Spotify streams
This song comes from an early blink-182 release, Buddha. But of course, Spotify doesn’t take CD plays into account. Otherwise, this would be up there.
twenty one pilots
Most: “Stressed Out,” with more than 1.3 billion Spotify streams
This radio hit from the band’s 2015 album Blurryface is twenty one pilots‘ most popular song, which isn’t a surprise considering its mainstream radio success. The song has been certified platinum eight times by the RIAA.
Least: “Leave The City,” with more than 39.9 million Spotify streams.
Most: “Play Date,” with more than 315 million Spotify streams
Least: “Glued,” with more than 3.9 million Spotify streams
This track is on the B-side of the deluxe version of Martinez’s latest album, K-12. That would explain its ranking, but it’s still a strong deep cut.