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Spotify Wrapped: Australia’s Most Streamed Artists, Songs, Albums & Podcasts Of 2022

Spotify has unveiled its annual Spotify Wrapped data, giving listeners around the world insight into their streaming habits over the last year. As the ABC reports, Spotify has revealed the broader consumption habits of its customers, both in Australia and globally.

In Australia, Taylor Swift, Drake, Ed Sheeran, The Weeknd, and Kanye West were the most-streamed artists. On a global scale, Bad Bunny was number one, with BTS helping to push both Ed Sheeran and Kanye out of the top five.

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Locally, The Kid LAROI was the most-streamed Aussie artist, followed by The Wiggles, Hilltop Hoods, Vance Joy, and Flume. Harry Styles’ ‘As It Was’ and Glass Animals’ ‘Heat Waves’ were the most-streamed singles. The Kid LAROI’s Justin Bieber collab ‘STAY’ and PNAU’s remix of Elton John’s ‘Cold Heart’ also ranked high.

The controversial Joe Rogan Experience was the most streamed podcast in Australia and internationally, with Aussies also enjoying ABC News Briefing, Casefile True Crime, The Inspired Unemployed, and Call Her Daddy. Internationally, Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain, Caso 63, and Crime Junkie did big numbers.

See the full list of results below, and head to the Spotify Wrapped website to take part in the annual festivities.

Spotify Wrapped 2022

Most-Streamed Artists in Australia

  • Taylor Swift
  • Drake
  • Ed Sheeran
  • The Weeknd
  • Kanye West

Most-Streamed Local Artists in Australia

  • The Kid LAROI
  • The Wiggles
  • Hilltop Hoods
  • Vance Joy
  • Flume

Most-Streamed Songs in Australia

  • ‘As It Was’ by Harry Styles
  • ‘Heat Waves’ by Glass Animals
  • ‘STAY’ (with Justin Bieber) by The Kid LAROI
  • ‘Cold Heart’ — PNAU Remix by Elton John
  • ‘First Class’ by Jack Harlow

Most-Streamed Local Artist Songs in Australia

  • ‘STAY’ (with Justin Bieber) by The Kid LAROI
  • ‘Cold Heart’ — PNAU Remix by Elton John
  • ‘Glimpse of Us’ by Joji
  • ‘Down Under’ (feat. Colin Hay) by Luude
  • ‘Thousand Miles’ by The Kid LAROI

Most-Streamed Albums in Australia

  • Harry’s House by Harry Styles
  • = by Ed Sheeran
  • F*** LOVE 3+: OVER YOUby The Kid LAROI
  • SOUR by Olivia Rodrigo
  • Planet Her (Deluxe) by Doja Cat

Most-Popular Podcasts in Australia

  • The Joe Rogan Experience
  • ABC News Briefing
  • Casefile True Crime
  • The Inspired Unemployed
  • Call Her Daddy

Most-Streamed Artists Globally

  • Bad Bunny
  • Taylor Swift
  • Drake
  • The Weeknd
  • BTS

Most-Streamed Songs Globally

  • As It Was’ by Harry Styles
  • ‘Heat Waves’ by Glass Animals
  • ‘STAY’ (with Justin Bieber) by The Kid LAROI
  • ‘Me Porto Bonito’ by Bad Bunny feat. Chencho Corleone
  • ‘Tití Me Preguntó’ by Bad Bunny

Most-Streamed Albums Globally

  • Un Verano Sin Ti by Bad Bunny
  • Harry’s House by Harry Styles
  • SOUR by Olivia Rodrigo
  • = by Ed Sheeran
  • Planet Her by Doja Cat

Most-Popular Podcasts Globally

  • The Joe Rogan Experience
  • Call Her Daddy
  • Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain
  • Caso 63 (All Languages)
  • Crime Junkie

Most-Viral Artists Globally

  • Taylor Swift
  • The Weeknd
  • Bad Bunny
  • BTS
  • Lana Del Rey

Most-Shared Lyrics Globally

  • ‘Heat Waves’ by Glass Animals
  • ‘Heather’ by Conan Gray
  • ‘I Love You So’ by The Walters
  • ‘Summertime Sadness’ by Lana Del Rey
  • ‘Somewhere Only We Know’ by Keane

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