Spotify’s Top 50 Female Artists of 2021

As a follow up to our earlier rundown of the top 50 artists on Spotify in 2021, here’s a list of the top 50 most streamed female artists of the year globally on the platform.

Taylor Swift tops the year-end tally for the first time ever, previously landing as high as #2 in both 2017 and 2020. Taylor has ranked top 5 among female artists in each year since returning to the service in 2017.

Ariana Grande moves up one spot to #2, tying her best rank since 2019. She last went higher in 2018, when she ranked at #1 for the first time. Olivia Rodrigo debuts at #3 following the release of her debut album SOUR, ranking as both the top new female artist and top new artist overall.

Dua Lipa remains at #4 for a second year in a row and Doja Cat jumps into the top 10 at #5, up six spots from last year’s rank. The latter ranks as the top female rapper of 2021.

Last year’s #1 Billie Eilish falls to #6 after two years atop the ranking, while Rihanna, who has never left the top 10, jumps one spot to #7. Lady Gaga falls two spots to #8, KAROL G joins the top 10 for the first time at #9 and Adele returns to the region at #10.

See the full chart and accompanying playlist below.

#1 – Taylor Swift
#2 – Ariana Grande
#3 – Olivia Rodrigo
#4 – Dua Lipa
#5 – Doja Cat
#6 – Billie Eilish
#7 – Rihanna
#8 – Lady Gaga
#9 – Karol G
#10 – Adele
#11 – Halsey
#12 – SZA
#13 – Sia
#14 – Miley Cyrus
#15 – Nicki Minaj
#16 – Megan Thee Stallion
#17 – Lana Del Rey
#18 – Selena Gomez
#19 – Katy Perry
#20 – Beyoncé
#21 – Cardi B
#22 – Shakira
#23 – P!nk
#24 – Camila Cabello
#25 – Ava Max
#26 – Maria Becerra
#27 – Britney Spears
#28 – Kali Uchis
#29 – Tate McRae
#30 – Marília Mendonça
#31 – Becky G
#32 – Anne-Marie
#33 – Bebe Rexha
#34 – Lorde
#35 – ROSALÍA
#36 – Natti Natasha
#37 – Melanie Martinez
#38 – Ellie Goulding
#39 – Julia Michaels
#40 – Mitski
#41 – Saweetie
#42 – Summer Walker
#43 – Anitta
#44 – Mariah Carey
#45 – YOASOBI
#46 – Tones And I
#47 – TINI
#48 – Alicia Keys
#49 – Clairo
#50 – Whitney Houston

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