Spotify Reveals Top 20 Most Popular Rock Bands in the World

Some surprising entries on the list

Based on the number of streams received, the streaming giant Spotify has revealed a list of the top 20 rock bands. The data was compiled from streaming data accumulated in 2017. It was done in celebration of International Day of Rock N Roll this past Thursday, July 13th.

There’s some surprising data on here, with some artists appearing a lot higher (and lower) than one would’ve initially thought. Rock giants Coldplay top the list, followed by a couple artists who have only released a couple records.

Check out the list below.

1. Coldplay
2. Imagine Dragons
3. Twenty One Pilots
4. The Beatles
5. Linkin Park
6. Red Hot Chili Peppers
7. Panic! A The Disco
8. Metallica
9. Arctic Monkeys
10. Queen
11. Fall Out Boy
12. Green Day
13. AC/DC
14. Pink Floyd
15. Blink-182
16. Paramore
17. Guns N’ Roses
18. Nirvana
19. The Rolling Stones
20. The 1975