DiMA's Global Assessment of Music Streaming's "Top 2023" Songs


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DiMA’s Global Music Streaming “Top 2023” Songs Showcases Increased Diversity of Fan Choice Across Nationality, Genders and Genres

“DiMA’s 2023 most streamed songs showcases how streaming has revolutionized choice for music fans. Global hits, country tracks, hip-hop and Latin have a strong showing in this year’s charts, along with a much stronger presence of female creators. Fans want a rich and diverse music soundtrack, and streaming provides this access anytime, anywhere.” Graham Davies, President and CEO, DiMA.

Washington, D.C. (January 8, 2024) – Global hits, country tracks, female creators, and hip-hop and Latin music collaborations mark the top trends as the streaming industry looks back on 2023. Analysis by DiMA, the global voice of music streaming, reviews year-end-data, curated playlists, and charts from its member companies – Amazon, Apple Music, Feed.fm, Pandora, Spotify, and YouTube.

The lists reflect the variety of music that listeners are seeking, and how fans are forging connections with a multitude of tracks and artists. It spotlights how Taylor Swift, SZA, and Miley Cyrus’s hits drove female creators to the top of every platform’s charts. Music fans also showed their dedication to Morgan Wallen, Peso Pluma and 21 Savage, highlighting a range of genres to make for a diverse 2023.

Additional findings from the review of the year-end lists of DiMA member companies include:

  • Fans showed their love for Latin music for a fourth consecutive year, streaming Peso Pluma, Eslabon Armado, Grupo Frontera, and others throughout the year. The combination of immense talent and the access provided by streaming continue to bring new listeners to the genre from around the world.
  • Country music is embraced by listeners, with Morgan Wallen’s “Last Night”, topping the Billboard Hot 100 for 16 weeks in 2023. This genre is gaining global recognition across streaming platforms.
  • Streaming empowered fans to discover new music and genres. Afrobeats tracks like Rema’s “Calm Down” featuring Selena Gomez have found a growing fan base and mark a new level of popularity for music from African artists on streaming platforms.
  • Taylor Swift broke streaming records in 2023, with fans discovering and rediscovering music from all of Swift’s eras. This surge, kicked off by the Eras Tour, saw Swift’s streams jump 61% globally, bringing more listeners to platforms.

Top 2023 Lists Across Streaming Platforms:

Amazon Music:

Best Songs of 2023 (US):

  1. “Paint The Town Red” by Doja Cat
  2. “Dial Drunk” by Noah Kahan
  3. “vampire” by Olivia Rodrigo
  4. “All My Life” by Lil Durk feat, J. Cole
  5. “I Remember Everything (feat. Kacey Musgraves)” by Zach Bryan feat. Kacey Musgraves
  6. “Kill Bill” by SZA
  7. “Last Night” by Morgan Wallen
  8. “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus
  9. “Ella Baila Sola” by Eslabon Armado and Peso Pluma
  10. “Boy’s a liar Pt. 2” by PinkPantheress & Ice Spice

Apple Music:

Top Songs (Global):

  1. “Last Night” by Morgan Wallen
  2. “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus
  3. “Kill Bill” by SZA
  4. “Rich Flex” by Drake and 21 Savage
  5. “Snooze” by SZA
  6. “Anti-Hero” by Taylor Swift
  7. “Idol” by YOASOBI
  8. “Under The Influence” by Chris Brown
  9. “Creepin’”by Metro Boomin, The Weeknd, and 21 Savage
  10. “Subtitle” by OFFICIAL HIGE DANDISM


Top Tracks (Global):

  1. “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus
  2. “Kill Bill” by SZA
  3. “As It Was” by Harry Styles
  4. “Seven (feat. Latto) (Explicit Ver.)” by Jung Kook and Latto
  5. “Ella Baila Sola” by Eslabon Armado and Peso Pluma
  6. “Cruel Summer” by Taylor Swift
  7. “Creepin’ (with The Weeknd & 21 Savage)” by Metro Boomin, The Weeknd, and 21 Savage
  8. “Calm Down (with Selena Gomez)” by Rema and Selena Gomez
  9. “Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53” by Bizarrap and Shakira
  10. “Anti-Hero” by Taylor Swift


Top Music Videos (US):

  1. “Favorite Song” by Toosii
  2. “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus
  3. “Ella Baila Sola” by Eslabon Armado and Peso Pluma
  4. “La Bebe (Remix)” by Yng Lvcas and Peso Pluma
  5. “Last Night” by Morgan Wallen
  6. “Bebe Dame” by Fuerza Regida and Grupo Frontera
  7. “Calm Down” by Rema and Selena Gomez
  8. “QUE VUELVAS” by Carin León and Grupo Frontera
  9. “Snooze” by SZA
  10. “All My Life ft. J. Cole” by Lil Durk


Top Workout Songs:

  1. “I’m Good (Blue)” by David Guetta and Bebe Rexha
  2. “Calm Down (with Selena Gomez)” by Rema and Selena Gomez
  3. “Baby Boo” by Muni Long and Saweetie
  4. “Hold Me Closer” by Elton John and Britney Spears
  5. “Just Friends” by Why Don’t We
  6. “CUFF IT” by Beyoncé
  7. “Call On Me (with Tove Lo)” by SG Lewis, Tove Lo
  8. “Night Call” by Olly Alexander (Years & Years)
  9. “Unholy (ft. Kim Petras)” by Sam Smith and Kim Petras
  10. “Sunroof” by Nicky Youre and dazy


About Digital Media Association (DiMA):

DiMA is the global voice of music streaming advocating for the digital music innovations that have created unparalleled consumer choice and revolutionized the way music fans and artists connect. Representing the world’s leading music streaming companies and streaming innovators – Amazon, Apple Music, Feed.FM, Pandora, Spotify, YouTube – DiMA’s mission is to promote and protect the ability of music fans to engage with creative content whenever and wherever they want and for artists to more easily reach old fans and make new ones. www.DiMA.org