2018 has been rough, and there’s probably plenty that’s happened in the last 12 months that you may not want to dwell on. Still, it’s good to take a minute to reflect on how you spent your time, or, at the very least, how much of your time you spent listening to Drake. On Thursday, Spotify made it easy to do just that with its annual Wrapped feature, which reveals a tons of info about your listening habits over the course of the year.
Just as it’s done in years past, Spotify launched its popular “year in review” microsite, giving you a personalized look at exactly what you listened to the most in 2018 along with some interesting trends about your tastes and habits. It also gives you a sense of how your taste in music compares to the most popular tracks, artists, and playlists of the year. Here’s what you need to know, and how to see yours.
What Is Spotify Wrapped?
Spotify Wrapped is a sleek microsite built by the popular streaming service, which pulls data from your account and walks you through an overview of your listening habits throughout the year. In addition to showing you things like your most-listened to artist, song, and genres, it’ll also give you a sense of just how much time you’ve spent jamming to individual tunes and podcasts.
How to Find Your Spotify Year in Review
To access your own Spotify Wrapped you just have to head to the dedicated website and log in with your Spotify account info. From there, you simply follow a series of clicks and scrolls to reveal different details about your year in listening, including how much time you’ve spent using the streaming service.
What Is the Spotify Wrapped Playlist?
In addition to all the info about what you listened to over the last 12 months, Spotify also compiles a personalized Wrapped Playlist for every user, based on their top tracks and artists. To see yours, head to the Wrapped site, then click and scroll through to the very end.
What Was the Most Listened to Music Overall in 2018?
According to Spotify’s user data, the most-streamed artist in 2018 was Drake, who received a whopping 8.2 billion streams overall. Rounding out the top five were Post Malone, XXXTENTACION, J Balvin, and Ed Sheeran. In terms of female artists, the most-streamed was Ariana Grande, followed by Dua Lipa, Cardi B, Taylor Swift, and Camila Cabello. Spotify also put together a chart detailing additional top most-streamed stats for 2018 (shown below).