Music Metrics Vault

Folk

Most popular artists in Folk

This chart is based on the monthly listeners metric for all artists tagged with the genre folk 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
19,730,459
3,167,151
2
14,811,702
5,180,107
3
13,267,017
1,804,819
4
12,952,820
6,480,282
5
12,858,384
1,752,963
6
10,857,658
1,915,885
7
9,782,759
2,178,934
8
9,481,055
1,426,305
9
7,472,696
2,312,445
10
6,607,088
976,868
11
5,894,201
817,843
12
5,328,384
2,608,023
13
5,268,969
1,156,660
14
4,483,082
1,552,023
15
4,108,248
820,483
16
3,710,777
1,358,008
17
3,429,386
951,134
18
3,244,245
286,991
19
3,210,293
1,105,735
20
3,198,229
478,215
21
3,043,072
1,336,056
22
2,829,372
505,630
23
2,738,874
892,940
24
2,592,654
1,920,610
25
2,476,757
370,551
26
2,438,833
1,717,394
27
2,393,443
373,166
28
2,218,926
1,212,065
29
2,195,374
813,962
30
Joni Mitchell
2,126,945
1,469,673
31
2,027,284
718,608
32
1,990,611
558,105
33
Allison Russell
1,870,023
90,117
34
1,680,324
1,003,586
35
1,629,164
701,404
36
1,486,315
412,542
37
1,471,079
1,368,661
38
1,400,938
425,845
39
1,339,308
550,937
40
Art Garfunkel
1,244,157
578,351
41
1,187,665
207,424
42
Harry Chapin
1,107,924
366,554
43
1,107,625
777,407
44
1,101,669
133,803
45
Loggins & Messina
1,025,250
499,368
46
1,009,272
222,538
47
Amanda Shires
971,347
55,516
48
Joan Baez
896,570
668,199
49
Little Feat
878,384
456,063
50
Taj Mahal
877,943
215,418
51
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
859,651
248,486
52
The Secret Sisters
851,786
100,638
53
Indigo Girls
840,451
355,119
54
Lucinda Williams
823,187
249,202
55
Townes Van Zandt
754,222
343,995
56
Rosanne Cash
722,964
176,680
57
Justin Townes Earle
697,053
179,237
58
Gillian Welch
679,050
227,930
59
Drive-By Truckers
666,843
218,397
60
Natalie Merchant
659,004
419,504
61
Rodney Crowell
629,294
97,413
62
k.d. lang
621,412
393,081
63
Buddy Miller
620,300
32,409
64
Joan Armatrading
616,993
278,147
65
Melanie
603,661
119,438
66
Sarah Jarosz
574,912
152,486
67
Jason Isbell
572,865
421,828
68
Mary Chapin Carpenter
571,833
218,672
69
Steve Forbert
560,971
40,824
70
The Be Good Tanyas
552,776
100,738
71
Aoife O'Donovan
502,648
65,631
72
Judy Collins
491,222
260,827
73
Yola
483,914
139,719
74
Rhiannon Giddens
474,820
149,996
75
Ry Cooder
473,099
307,068
76
Marianne Faithfull
469,750
199,670
77
Cowboy Junkies
463,231
196,986
78
Doc Watson
462,007
107,604
79
Jackson C. Frank
458,804
89,838
80
Shelby Lynne
446,997
55,041
81
Hurray For The Riff Raff
429,995
125,141
82
Janis Ian
429,726
158,691
83
Karen Dalton
422,706
137,570
84
Valerie June
414,533
168,230
85
Leon Russell
400,751
265,667
86
Rickie Lee Jones
394,573
198,989
87
Josh Ritter
391,028
164,705
88
Tim Hardin
389,104
55,850
89
Graham Nash
387,365
231,540
90
Loudon Wainwright III
384,218
79,727
91
Shawn Colvin
383,863
136,953
92
Patty Griffin
369,586
156,523
93
Neko Case
366,572
224,828
94
Eilen Jewell
350,860
65,426
95
Molly Tuttle
334,247
87,337
96
Blood, Sweat & Tears
329,105
613,051
97
The Wailin' Jennys
319,563
150,970
98
Tim Buckley
316,969
241,577
99
Sara Watkins
307,239
51,688
100
Richie Havens
294,296
126,341
101
Arlo Guthrie
285,748
155,511
102
Blaze Foley
284,793
97,453
103
Guy Clark
280,331
136,089
104
Fairport Convention
272,409
121,541
105
Stephen Stills
263,255
298,545
106
Odetta
247,454
80,196
107
Richard Thompson
245,591
91,497
108
Lori McKenna
233,277
63,842
109
Roger McGuinn
231,676
49,011
110
Chris Smither
230,177
36,254
111
Jeffrey Foucault
226,944
28,801
112
The Flying Burrito Brothers
226,799
150,386
113
Pete Seeger
226,112
174,009
114
James McMurtry
209,285
87,219
115
Woody Guthrie
204,139
191,170
116
Buffy Sainte-Marie
201,368
102,163
117
Gram Parsons
199,142
140,143
118
I'm With Her
193,917
82,969
119
Nanci Griffith
184,214
99,799
120
Dave Van Ronk
170,560
60,635
121
The Kingston Trio
167,559
114,909
122
Levon Helm
153,336
146,210
123
Iris DeMent
149,307
84,499
124
Gretchen Peters
147,363
24,824
125
Mary Gauthier
146,754
47,447
126
David Crosby
144,643
309,087
127
Ramblin' Jack Elliott
128,678
32,739
128
Richard & Linda Thompson
121,184
33,047
129
Carolina Chocolate Drops
118,387
141,331
130
Jimmy LaFave
111,647
20,115
131
Tift Merritt
111,132
36,475
132
Dar Williams
110,374
60,365
133
Phoebe Snow
106,372
59,606
134
Courtney Marie Andrews
100,554
49,402
135
Jesse Colin Young
93,117
55,609
136
Tom Paxton
85,977
45,342
137
Allison Moorer
84,137
27,307
138
Dave Alvin
82,901
36,728
139
Phil Ochs
82,190
58,810
140
Adia Victoria
82,051
44,401
141
Chris Hillman
80,534
19,713
142
John Sebastian
75,544
44,073
143
Alejandro Escovedo
74,236
40,435
144
Jesse Winchester
74,111
15,445
145
Crosby & Nash
73,948
257,673
146
Laura Nyro
72,781
68,922
147
New Riders of the Purple Sage
70,022
105,777
148
Ian & Sylvia
65,821
30,599
149
Kate & Anna McGarrigle
59,580
25,945
150
Sandy Denny
59,494
59,763
151
Greg Brown
58,404
37,414
152
Dave Rawlings Machine
56,502
44,417
153
Steve Goodman
49,815
23,088
154
Eliza Gilkyson
44,031
24,379
155
Tom Rush
43,393
28,304
156
Buddy & Julie Miller
36,318
12,536
157
John Gorka
32,276
19,197
158
Kate Wolf
30,176
22,009
159
David Bromberg
28,761
32,574
160
Shannon McNally
25,303
16,539
161
Cheryl Wheeler
23,604
15,218
162
Shawn Phillips
18,145
10,773
163
Eric Andersen
15,932
10,927
164
Lucy Kaplansky
15,824
18,170
165
Patty Larkin
13,163
9,591
166
Kris Delmhorst
13,148
10,959
167
Richard Shindell
12,854
12,392
168
Bill Morrissey
4,415
5,801