Spotify’s Top 50 Female Artists of 2020

As a follow up to yesterday’s rundown of the top 50 artists on Spotify in 2020, here’s a list of the top 50 most streamed female artists of the year globally on the platform.

Billie Eilish repeats at #1, having first topped the chart in 2019. Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande swap spots versus last year, landing at #2 and #3 respectively. Grande was previously #1 in 2018.

Dua Lipa flies to #4 on the strength of her Future Nostalgia album, the top streamed record by a female artist this year. She’s up six spots versus her rank on this chart in 2019. Halsey and Lady Gaga repeat at ranks #5 and #6, stabilized by the release of new albums MANIC and Chromatica respectively.

Nicki Minaj climbs to #7, up seven spots from last year’s #14. She’s the top female rapper on the chart this year.

Rihanna repeats her rank of #8, while Camila Cabello slides to #9 (from last year’s #4) and Selena Gomez ticks up two spots to close out the top 10 at #10.

Doja Cat and Megan Thee Stallion are the top debuts, appearing at #11 and #15 respectively. Neither made the chart in 2019. Consequently, four rappers make the top 20; only two did in 2019.

See the full chart and accompanying playlist below.

#1 – Billie Eilish
#2 – Taylor Swift
#3 – Ariana Grande
#4 – Dua Lipa
#5 – Halsey
#6 – Lady Gaga
#7 – Nicki Minaj
#8 – Rihanna
#9 – Camila Cabello
#10 – Selena Gomez
#11 – Doja Cat
#12 – Beyoncé
#13 – KAROL G
#14 – Katy Perry
#15 – Megan Thee Stallion
#16 – Cardi B
#17 – Sia
#18 – Ava Max
#19 – Tones and I
#20 – Lana Del Rey
#21 – Shakira
#22 – Miley Cyrus
#23 – Adele
#24 – Demi Lovato
#25 – Anitta
#26 – Natti Natasha
#27 – Marília Mendonça
#28 – Bebe Rexha
#29 – Ellie Goulding
#30 – P!nk
#31 – Melanie Martinez
#32 – Julia Michaels
#33 – beabadoobe
#34 – Kehlani
#35 – Anne-Marie
#36 – Lizzo
#37 – Becky G
#38 – Alicia Keys
#39 – Summer Walker
#40 – Britney Spears
#41 – ROSALÍA
#42 – Whitney Houston
#43 – Jhené Aiko
#44 – Alessia Cara
#45 – Zara Larsson
#46 – Becky Hill
#47 – Tate McRae
#48 – SZA
#49 – BENEE
#50 – Madison Beer

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