Top 10 Songs That Reached No. 1 On Spotify In 2022

Top 10 Songs That Reached No. 1 On Spotify In 2022

Curious to know the top songs that reached No. 1 on Spotify? For your information, in 2022, there are only 10 songs that hit the top slot. Let’s quickly check out the list and the singers who achieved that feat.

1. Justin Bieber And The Kid Laroi — “Stay”

A hit song by Justin Bieber, the Canadian singer, and The Kid Laroi, the Australian rapper and singer, “Stay” first topped the Spotify list on August 5th, 2021. Apart from remaining No.1 for 12 weeks, it also achieved the feat of the fastest song to achieve two billion streams on Spotify. In 2022, the song went on to win the Billboard music award for top streaming songs and iHeart Radio Music Chart Ruler Award.

Top 10 Songs That Reached No. 1 On Spotify In 2022

2. Gayle — “ABCDEFU”

“ABCDEFU”, is a song from American singer Taylor Gayle Rutherfurd, popularly known as Gayle. It is the lead single from his debut EP, A Study of the Human Experience Volume One. The song first hit the No.1 position on Spotify on December 16, 2021, and stayed in the top slot for three weeks. It also managed to hit the No.1 position on the Billboard Global 200 and zoomed to number three on the US Billboard Hot 100.

3. Glass Animals — “Heat Waves”

Released in 2020, Heat Waves by Glass Animals first topped the Spotify list on January 27th, 2022. For ten weeks, the song remained in that position. It is a single from Dreamland, the third studio album by the English indie rock group Glass Animals. The song went on to become number five on the UK Singles Chart and also topped the Billboard Hot 100 for five weeks at the beginning of 2022.

4. Harry Styles — “As It Was”

After hitting the No.1 position on Spotify on April 7th, 2022, the hit song “As it Was” by Harry Styles remained in that slot for 11 weeks. The song is a lead single from Harry Styles’s third studio album Harry’s House. The major achievements of the song include staying for ten weeks at the top of the UK Singles Chart and being the longest-running number-one single in 2022 until now in the UK.

5. Kate Bush — “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)”

“Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)”, is a song by British singer and songwriter Kate Bush. It grabbed the attention of music lovers after being featured in the fourth season of the Netflix series Stranger Things. The song first reached the No.1 position on Spotify on June 9th, 2022 and managed to hit that position for three weeks. It also rose to the number three slot on the Billboard Hot 100.

6. Joji — “Glimpse Of Us”

Released on June 10th, 2022, “Glimpse Of Us”, is a song by Japanese singer Joji. It is the lead single from Smithereens, the third studio album by Joji. On June 23rd, 2022, the song first reached the No.1 spot on Spotify. “Glimpse Of Us” achieved the record of being the first song by an Asian artist to reach the top position of Spotify Global. The song remained in Spotify’s top position consecutively for 10 days.

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7. Bizarrap And Quevedo — “Quevedo: Bzrp Music Sessions, 2022; Vol. 52”

Bizarre, the Argentine producer, and Quevedo, the Spanish rapper are the artists behind the song “Quevedo: Bzrp Music Sessions, 2022; Vol. 52”. Released on July 6, 2022, the song is also popular by the name “Quédate”. On July 15th, 2022, it became the No.1 song on Spotify and went on to remain in the top slot for 9 weeks. 

8. Blackpink — “Shut Down”

A song from South Korean girl group Blackpink, “Shut Down” was released on September 16th, 2022. Within a week, ie. on 22nd September, the song reached the No. 1 position on Spotify. To date, it has hit the No.1 slot for one week. The song also emerged to become Blackpink’s second number-one hit on the Billboard Global 200.

9. Sam Smith — “Unholy” Feat. Kim Petras

Released on September 22nd, 2022, “Unholy” is a song from Sam Smith, the British singer, and Kim Petras, the German singer. After reaching Spotify’s No.1 position on September 29th, 2022, it has hit that slot for 5 weeks. “Unholy” also went on to become the top song in the UK Singles Chart and topped the charts in other countries such as Australia, Canada, Austria, New Zealand, Ireland, and the United States.

10. Taylor Swift — “Anti-Hero”

Termed by singer Taylor Swift as one of their favorite songs she has ever written, “Anti-Hero” is the lead single from her album Midnights. On October 27th, 2022, the song reached the No. 1 position on Spotify and stayed in the top slot for three weeks. It also became the No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot100.  

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Shone Palmer
Shone Palmer

I've been writing about LGBTQ issues for more than a decade as a journalist and content writer. I write about things that you care about. LGBTQ+ issues and intersectional topics, such as harmful stories about gender, sexuality, and other identities on the margins of society, I also write about mental health, social justice, and other things. I identify as queer, I'm asexual, I have HIV, and I just became a parent.

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