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Dance pop

Most popular artists in Dance pop

This chart is based on the monthly listeners metric for all artists tagged with the genre dance pop by Spotify. It may contain some errors or some data may not be up to date. You can check the artist profile to update data if necessary.

# Artist Monthly Listeners Followers
1
77,835,978
43,394,305
2
74,696,943
25,478,150
3
71,331,157
55,392,848
4
69,755,952
22,548,272
5
65,312,320
32,948,216
6
58,000,532
29,836,693
7
55,192,078
29,860,656
8
49,101,476
10,316,102
9
44,945,469
32,949,982
10
41,711,090
9,072,252
11
41,455,947
8,091,280
12
40,190,592
14,006,477
13
39,955,337
7,754,792
14
38,834,622
14,433,257
15
38,216,967
11,394,048
16
37,954,496
22,715,250
17
37,227,584
8,730,778
18
35,943,461
16,566,858
19
34,571,030
7,837,743
20
34,294,330
4,644,004
21
33,719,728
2,597,466
22
33,314,317
8,469,527
23
32,196,909
4,471,761
24
32,012,549
11,973,581
25
29,812,125
6,135,157
26
28,365,897
10,885,075
27
28,186,309
4,502,951
28
27,647,313
4,217,217
29
27,550,280
1,753,615
30
26,885,820
10,046,225
31
26,633,406
8,193,458
32
25,505,552
3,836,848
33
25,341,669
12,892,569
34
24,913,567
2,676,505
35
24,579,012
9,930,359
36
23,780,546
5,628,313
37
23,545,376
1,088,113
38
21,666,044
10,864,236
39
21,090,571
3,884,742
40
20,563,437
1,791,238
41
19,724,729
2,824,928
42
19,544,101
10,372,551
43
19,492,482
2,792,893
44
18,242,446
4,865,393
45
17,682,533
3,340,912
46
16,986,691
2,169,170
47
16,945,342
4,784,703
48
16,546,418
1,360,625
49
16,507,002
6,462,961
50
16,419,089
3,253,909
51
16,356,148
3,878,029
52
15,866,122
11,585,150
53
15,738,001
2,032,352
54
15,646,787
1,607,872
55
15,477,224
7,143,212
56
15,296,711
3,946,640
57
15,134,495
7,139,847
58
14,794,503
495,004
59
14,761,657
415,021
60
14,664,551
1,170,229
61
14,177,190
2,200,698
62
13,616,958
3,556,517
63
13,456,305
1,967,953
64
13,219,707
1,463,614
65
12,490,898
942,056
66
12,268,603
2,789,222
67
12,118,529
726,184
68
12,062,808
5,680,165
69
11,873,899
3,584,876
70
11,678,588
1,273,839
71
11,660,437
5,598,448
72
11,625,119
2,038,461
73
11,313,461
8,269,176
74
11,187,473
3,799,164
75
11,167,612
3,033,374
76
11,073,243
695,424
77
10,841,745
4,112,768
78
10,611,629
3,391,587
79
10,510,195
6,505,020
80
10,252,662
4,522,176
81
10,227,230
3,318,039
82
10,184,586
1,667,887
83
10,145,835
851,758
84
9,765,406
2,360,606
85
9,553,555
993,007
86
9,221,650
1,554,985
87
9,176,783
1,964,930
88
9,146,880
5,906,155
89
9,111,731
4,109,449
90
8,427,897
1,781,216
91
8,338,772
2,483,289
92
8,303,129
32,496
93
7,769,653
3,533,706
94
7,637,461
2,450,298
95
7,579,932
3,185,482
96
7,576,283
1,580,488
97
7,548,625
7,335,835
98
7,506,099
1,846,432
99
7,409,164
6,506,851
100
7,390,206
2,023,487
101
7,170,853
4,294,793
102
7,098,832
10,416
103
7,007,435
2,485,290
104
6,978,924
1,074,735
105
6,882,215
1,560,994
106
6,799,381
2,693,207
107
6,289,382
3,044,869
108
6,266,425
2,924,074
109
6,199,672
1,374,497
110
6,011,970
352,072
111
5,990,299
3,569,600
112
5,969,658
1,289,320
113
5,964,302
9,848,643
114
5,664,773
832,826
115
5,612,971
3,876,478
116
5,607,645
2,376,777
117
5,438,547
1,915,862
118
5,411,599
611,475
119
4,933,939
732,768
120
4,733,882
2,378,865
121
4,663,586
838,439
122
4,567,271
1,723,486
123
4,410,508
4,057,703
124
4,294,688
76,071
125
3,952,908
4,147,660
126
3,916,215
2,353,190
127
3,663,817
682,927
128
3,630,318
1,970,288
129
3,618,303
972,204
130
3,420,213
1,445,631
131
3,418,049
545,097
132
3,320,159
3,448,843
133
3,300,863
1,015,306
134
3,229,326
1,949,832
135
3,097,763
2,870,081
136
3,064,043
826,304
137
2,934,451
2,392,574
138
2,933,270
1,439,472
139
2,912,419
1,587,277
140
2,547,816
689,424
141
2,512,036
1,945,129
142
2,176,364
471,763
143
2,040,159
640,517
144
1,930,237
2,420,406
145
1,892,248
953,850
146
1,880,313
2,589,511
147
1,874,931
768,042
148
1,734,747
544,684
149
1,626,010
675,441
150
1,602,089
1,947,585
151
1,523,577
724,558
152
1,520,375
2,331,423
153
1,288,517
1,117,468
154
Ashley Tisdale
1,176,237
1,328,562
155
1,171,895
23,205
156
Christina Milian
1,112,846
1,366,203
157
Luciana
1,023,207
17,668
158
Cheryl
1,012,025
564,770
159
Kat Deluna
915,807
756,837
160
Melanie C
741,488
350,082
161
Ashlee Simpson
654,976
964,511
162
Jessica Simpson
649,912
1,277,829
163
The Saturdays
629,909
748,330
164
Betty Who
609,641
296,246
165
Danity Kane
580,371
633,785
166
DEV
549,888
249,381
167
Lindsay Lohan
520,714
1,059,463
168
Pixie Lott
497,756
958,191
169
A*Teens
433,821
203,408
170
Jessica Sanchez
11,674
33,574
171
F-Ve Dolls
8,019
15,794
172
S Club 7
1,325
595,668

Some info about dance pop

Dance Pop is a vibrant and pulsating genre of music that originated in the early 1980s, offering an exuberant blend of pop melodies and dance beats. Designed to be catchy, energizing, and supremely danceable, dance pop is a dominating genre in mainstream music that finds widespread acceptance and popularity worldwide, especially in the United States, United Kingdom, South Korea, Japan, and Australia.

The advent of dance pop as a distinct genre was underpinned by the disco movement of the late 1970s and built upon elements of synth-pop and hi-NRG. It eventually became a powerful force in the 80s and 90s, turning musicians into global icons. Dance pop music typically emphasizes a strong rhythmic groove, catchy hooks, and repeated choruses, all contextualized within a pop format and often paired with high-budget, visually striking music videos. It evolved as music studios began focusing on singles that would fare well in clubs and discotheques, creating a direct association with dance culture.

Dance pop has been spearheaded by many industry giants over the years. One of the defining artists of the genre has been the ethereal Madonna, whose innovative music and dynamic performances set the stage for dance pop as we know it. Her vibrant pop anthems, such as "Like a Virgin", "Material Girl", and "Vogue", are synonymous with the dance pop genre. Alongside Madonna, Michael Jackson's dance-oriented pop songs like "Beat It" and "Billie Jean" set the precedent for dance-oriented pop tunes. His unique blend of pop, rock, disco, and funk, along with his spellbinding performances, made him a figurehead of the genre.

The genre's influence continues into the new millennium with artists like Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Lady Gaga. Lady Gaga, with her flamboyant and eccentric performances coupled with catchy pop melodies, has been a prominent face of contemporary dance pop. Hits like "Just Dance", "Poker Face", and "Bad Romance" underline her firm grip on the genre. In the late 2010s, dance pop continued to hold sway with an infusion of electronic dance music elements, epitomized by artists like The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris.

In South Korea, Dance pop has become a defining element of K-pop, with bands like BTS, Blackpink, and EXO garnering global fame. Their up-tempo beats, dynamic performances, and integrated dance routines have marked a whole new evolution of dance pop.

Dance pop resonates deeply within the DJ culture and remix artistry as well. The genre's inherent focus on rhythm and danceability makes it a favorite for club DJs and remix artists, frequently contributing to the chart successes of many dance-pop hits.

In the modern music scene, Dance pop continues to be a formidable genre, regularly topping music charts and often dominating music award ceremonies. Immensely popular for its energy, melody, and universally appealing sound, dance pop is a genre that unites music enthusiasts across cultures and generations, contributing significantly to the ever-evolving landscape of global music.