What Is the Tastebreakers Playlist?
This year, Spotify is putting together an additional playlist for all users as part of the Wrapped experience. Each person's Tastebreakers Playlist is intended to introduce you to new artists and tracks you might like, based on the genres and artists you've been listening to the most. To find and listen to yours, scroll through to the second-to-last page and tap "Play On Spotify."
Can You Listen to Your Wrapped or Tastebreakers Playlists Offline?
If you’re a Premium Subscriber, the answer is yes. To make either your Top 100 or Tastebreakers playlist available for offline listening you simply need to save them individually to your playlist library, then select the “Download” option on whatever device you want to listen to them on while offline (just make sure you have enough space to support this).
How Do You Share Your Spotify Wrapped 2018?
Spotify is making it incredibly easy to broadcast your year in review on social media. On the last page of your Wrapped roundup, you’ll have the option to share yours on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Plus, if you’re a Spotify Premium subscriber, you’ll have the additional option to throw yours in the running to be featured on a enormous Spotify billboard in Times Square alongside your photo.
What Was the Most Listened to Music Overall in 2018?
According to Spotify's user data, the most-streamed artist in 2018 was Drake, who received a whopping 8.2 billion streams overall. Rounding out the top five were Post Malone, XXXTENTACION, J Balvin, and Ed Sheeran. In terms of female artists, the most-streamed was Ariana Grande, followed by Dua Lipa, Cardi B, Taylor Swift, and Camila Cabello. Spotify also put together a chart detailing additional top most-streamed stats for 2018 (shown below).
What Were the Most-Followed Playlists?
One of the reasons people are so enamored with Spotify is because of its uncanny ability to serve up great music recommendations to help you discover new artists or songs you might like. To that end, its expertly curated playlists are an incredible resource when you're in the mood for a certain vibe. So which playlists are most popular? According to the data, the most-followed playlist was "Today's Top Hits," followed by "RapCaviar", "¡Viva Latino!" "Baila Reggaeton," and "Songs to Sing in the Car."
What Were the Most Streamed Podcasts?
In 2018, more and more people used Spotify to catch up on their favorite podcasts, and the streaming service even took some big steps by producing a number of its own. According to the 2018 listening stats, the overall most-streamed podcast genre was Crime and Mystery, followed by Comedy, News & Politics, Health, and Arts.