Spotify Celebrates International Day of Rock N Roll – Reveals Top 20 Most Popular Rock Acts

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Spotify Celebrates International Day of Rock N Roll
– Reveals Top 20 Most Popular Rock Acts

In celebration of International Day of Rock N Roll today, Spotify can reveal the 20 most listened to rock acts of 2017 globally and in the UK. To celebrate the full spectrum of rock, Spotify’s very own Head of Rock Allison Hagendorf has highlighted some of the most impactful new songs in the Spotify playlist Rock This.

“We’re proud to celebrate the International Day of Rock N Roll in the best way possible – by listening to ‘Rock This,’ the go-to destination for music fans to discover the latest in the Rock world,” said Allison Hagendorf, Head of Rock at Spotify. “It’s where you’ll find the newest songs from favourites like Foo Fighters and Queens Of The Stone Age, as well as from emerging bands like Royal Blood and Kaleo.”

The most popular rock group on Spotify globally right now* is Coldplay, who’s currently on their ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ world tour, followed by Twenty One Pilots, The Beatles, Linkin Park and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

The celebration of International Day of Rock N Roll started in memory of Live Aid held on July 13th, 1985. Live Aid was organised by Bob Geldof with guest performances by rock giants like The Who, Status Quo, Led Zeppelin, Dire Straits, Madonna, Queen, Joan Baez, David Bowie, BB King, Mick Jagger, Sting, Scorpions, U2, Paul McCartney, Phil Collins, Eric Clapton and Black Sabbath. In parts of the world the day is referred to as “World Day of Rock”.

Whether you’re a fan of the Rock N Roll classics or in search of the best new rock music, Spotify has the best playlist for every occasion. For example Rock This, Pure Rock n Roll Women of Rock, Workday: Rock Classics  are popular playlists with hits by artists like AC/DC, Stevie Nicks, Fleetwood Mac, Janis Joplin and Biffy Clyro.

Top 20 Rock Acts Globally on Spotify

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

Top 20 Rock Acts in the UK on Spotify

  1. Coldplay
  2. Arctic Monkeys
  3. Oasis
  4. Twenty One Pilots
  5. The 1975
  6. The Beatles
  7. Red Hot Chilli Peppers
  8. Catfish and the Bottlemen
  9. Fall Out Boy
  10. Kings Of Leon
  11. Panic! At The Disco
  12. Paramore
  13. Fleetwood Mac
  14. Linkin Park
  15. The xx
  16. Michael Jackson
  17. David Bowie
  18. The Killers
  19. Green Day
  20. Mumford & Sons

 

 

* Time period: January – June 2017

 

 

Here are some of the most popular rock-themed playlists on Spotify:

Rock This

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New Noise

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Totally Alternative

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Digging Now

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Rock Hard
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Dirty Rock

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Rock Solid

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Rockin Vibes

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Pure Rock n Roll
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Women of Rock
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Rock Classics
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Workday: Rock Classics
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