Most of these kinds of articles would probably start by “Who run the world?” (Just in case you’ve been living under a rock, it’s that Beyonce song!) But since that we’re fed up with the song as much as you, we won’t be doing it … But really though girls do run the world and Spotify just provided us with the data to prove it!
Ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8th, Spotify is honoring the female voices that listeners can’t get enough of. Plus, Spotify’s first-ever IWD global campaign is being created – #musicneedswomen – to highlight how important women are to the industry. On March 8, a new Women’s History Month hub will go live on Spotify, which will include all-female tracks and playlists from some of the most dynamic women in audio.
Below you’ll find the top female artists both in the Kingdom and globally, based on data from January 1-March 1, 2020.
Taking the number one artist spot is Billie Eilish – and not only just among female artists, but she’s also the top artist overall this year (from January 1 – March 1). Billie has more than 10.3 billion all-time streams, more than 60 million monthly listeners, her track “bad guy” has surpassed 1.2 billion streams and she recently released the new James Bond theme song “No Time To Die.”
For even more of the female voices, Spotify listeners can’t get enough of, see below for the top 10 most-streamed female artists hosted by women globally and here in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. And be sure to check out Spotify’s playlist SAWTIK featuring the Middle East and North Africa’s greatest female voices.
Top 10 most-streamed female artists in Saudi Arabia (based on streams from January 1-March 1, 2020):
- Billie Eilish
- Tones and I
- Aseel Hameem
- Camila Cabello
- Selena Gomez
- Ariana Grande
- Dua Lipa
- Taylor Swift
Top 10 most-streamed female artists in the world (based on streams from January 1-March 1, 2020):
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