Nov 29, 2023 - Music

Charlotte’s most-streamed artist, according to Spotify Wrapped

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 24: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO BOOK COVERS.) Taylor Swift performs onstage during "Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour" at Allianz Parque on November 24, 2023 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/TAS23/Getty Images for TAS Rights Management )

Taylor Swift was the most-streamed artist on Spotify this year in Charlotte.

Morgan Wallen, Drake  and Zach Bryan are among the top 10.

Why it matters: Most of the artists on Charlotte’s top five list paid our visit a city, except Swift, who snubbed the whole state of North Carolina, and Zach Bryan, who’s performing in Greensboro next year.

Below is Charlotte’s Spotify wrapped:

Charlotte’s Top Artists of 2023 on Spotify:

  1. Taylor Swift
  2. Morgan Wallen
  3. Drake
  4. Zach Bryan
  5. 21 Savage

Charlotte’s Top Songs of 2023 on Spotify:

  1. Last Night” by Morgan Wallen
  2. Kill Bill” by SZA
  3. You Proof” by Morgan Wallen
  4. Something in the Orange” by Zach Bryan
  5. Cruel Summer” by Taylor Swift

Charlotte’s Top Genres of 2023 on Spotify:

  1. Rap
  2. Pop
  3. Hip Hop
  4. Trap
  5. Rock

What’s happening: Spotify Wrapped dropped Wednesday naming Taylor Swift as the most-streamed artist globally and unlocking over 574 million listeners’ top streamed songs, artists, albums and podcasts of 2023.

Here are the Axios Charlotte team’s top songs in 2023:

Ashley Mahoney, who is a yoga sculpt instructor has top songs from her flows:

  1. Play Hard by David Guetta, Akon, Ne-Yo
  2. Baby Don’t Hurt Me by David Guetta
  3. BOTH by Tiesto, 21 Savage, BIA
  4. The Way I Are – Steve Aoki Pimpin Remix by Timbaland, Keri Hilson, D.O.E.,
  5. Work Out by J. Cole

Alexis Clinton doesn’t use Spotify but here are her top songs from Apple Music: 

  1. Act Up by City Girls
  2. Action by Terror Fabulous
  3. All Falls Down by Kanye West
  4. Ain’t That Some S**t by J. Cole
  5. Aim For the Moon by Quavo

Laura Barrero prefers Miley over Taylor:

  1. You by Miley Cyrus
  2. Flowers by Miley Cyrus
  3. Dial Drunk by Noah Kahan, Post Malone
  4. Wings by the Jonas Brothers
  5. River by Miley Cyrus

McKenzie Rankin is quite the repeat listener: 

  1. AM:PM by NOTD, Maia Wright
  2. Dial Drunk by Noah Kahan, Post Malone
  3. There’s Still a Little Light in the House by Valley
  4. Something Strange by Vicetone, Haley Reinhart
  5. Dial Drunk by Noah Kahan
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