Last month, Spotify was available to music lovers in Pakistan, one of the world’s most populous countries. Since then, users have been able to listen to music for free, enjoy over 70 million songs, and a fully personalized listening experience.
Atif Aslam is the most streamed local artist in the country
So what are Pakistan’s newest listeners streaming? Just by looking at the top artists, songs, and editorial playlists, we found that Pakistani listeners are huge fans of Young Stunners where 3 out of the top 5 songs were by them.
Gumaan by Young Stunners is the most streamed local song
Atif Aslam came in first in the most streamed local artists category, followed by Young Stunners and Asim Azhar. The top playlists show Pakistan’s diverse music taste, ranging from tracks made for gaming to Hot Hits Pakistan which features the biggest local and global tracks in the country.
Residents of Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and Faisalabad were amongst the top five cities with the most Spotify streams.
Here are the sounds of Spotify’s first month in Pakistan.
Top streamed local artists in Pakistan:
1. Atif Aslam
2. Young Stunners
3. Asim Azhar
4. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
5. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Top streamed local songs in Pakistan
1. Young Stunners - Gumaan
2. Asim Azhar, Zenab Fatimah Sultan - Ghalat Fehmi - From “Superstar”
3. Rap Demon, Young Stunners - Don't Mind
4. Atif Aslam, Velo Sound Station - Kadi Te Has Bol
5. KR$NA, Young Stunners - Quarantine
Most popular playlists in Pakistan:
1. Today’s Top Hits
2. Mega Hit Mix
3. Mood Booster
4. Top Gaming Tracks
5. Hot Hits Pakistan
Top streaming Pakistani cities on Spotify:
Spotify in Numbers
● Over 345 million monthly active users.
● Over 155 million subscription users.
● Over 70m songs in the catalogue.
● Over 4 billion playlists available.
● Available across 178 markets.