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Norwegian pop

Most popular artists in Norwegian pop

This chart is based on the monthly listeners metric for all artists tagged with the genre norwegian 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
13,383,808
3,661,097
2
4,736,260
1,349,179
3
3,551,861
174,097
4
3,339,938
172,120
5
Marcus & Martinus
2,601,916
738,310
6
2,414,982
23,124
7
2,275,584
160,857
8
2,146,984
700,368
9
2,129,068
44,099
10
2,013,004
81,815
11
MIIA
1,752,054
84,630
12
Peder Elias
1,467,782
92,601
13
1,421,202
176,241
14
918,369
62,016
15
M2M
915,357
460,038
16
Hver gang vi møtes
847,070
40,006
17
Maria Mena
727,351
217,040
18
Katastrofe
707,952
74,980
19
704,239
34,046
20
Delara
704,044
43,665
21
Lovespeake
691,647
6,517
22
Lene Marlin
650,113
73,524
23
Freddy Kalas
630,960
172,592
24
Sonny Alven
622,335
24,263
25
Gabrielle
603,547
62,037
26
Lemaitre
589,012
178,066
27
Carina Dahl
559,136
24,850
28
Halva Priset
549,835
27,342
29
Karpe
545,720
300,680
30
Victoria Nadine
508,631
26,902
31
Lido
500,556
100,400
32
Hanne Mjøen
497,565
14,756
33
Ramón
478,737
37,172
34
Morgan Sulele
471,197
51,187
35
Postgirobygget
443,353
62,996
36
Highasakite
434,322
137,379
37
Hkeem
408,722
32,526
38
KEiiNO
406,997
59,403
39
Stargate
375,365
14,926
40
Chris Holsten
357,398
73,445
41
vinni
347,698
132,253
42
Isah
342,351
29,724
43
Vidar Villa
341,448
34,969
44
Admiral P
315,501
87,156
45
ISÁK
311,931
19,634
46
Donkeyboy
306,951
175,725
47
Erik Og Kriss
302,422
61,836
48
Cir.Cuz
276,405
88,701
49
Susanne Sundfør
261,028
234,315
50
Innertier
257,274
19,432
51
Staysman & Lazz
252,929
60,896
52
Synne Vo
248,368
18,160
53
deLillos
247,911
32,469
54
SKAAR
244,096
26,926
55
Kjartan Lauritzen
241,305
28,773
56
Cezinando
238,193
54,599
57
Sondre Justad
229,179
60,952
58
Davai
220,045
62,173
59
Unge Ferrari
216,470
53,123
60
Sandra Lyng
214,290
44,509
61
Bearson
197,219
24,682
62
Kurt Nilsen
184,969
82,325
63
Emilie Nicolas
184,434
67,706
64
CC Cowboys
177,178
53,177
65
Stig Brenner
176,931
13,945
66
Marit Larsen
172,936
49,296
67
Ka2
165,245
12,954
68
Iselin
164,607
6,365
69
Adelén
164,279
41,554
70
Jesper Jenset
163,319
45,040
71
Ingebjørg Bratland
152,698
40,895
72
Moyka
150,560
15,214
73
Dumdum Boys
143,481
39,358
74
Kristian Kristensen
139,531
32,134
75
Lars Vaular
132,504
54,205
76
Nicolay Ramm
132,174
16,796
77
Fay Wildhagen
130,932
32,430
78
Eva Weel Skram
126,775
37,780
79
Espen Lind
124,993
16,072
80
No. 4
124,584
28,389
81
iris
123,049
16,068
82
Daniel Kvammen
121,185
16,347
83
Amanda Tenfjord
120,815
25,990
84
Alejandro Fuentes
120,806
14,699
85
Madden
112,560
45,044
86
Bernhoft
102,493
109,380
87
Ulrikke
100,009
17,036
88
Gaute Ormåsen
98,682
13,722
89
Herman Flesvig
96,358
28,385
90
Janove
96,081
12,535
91
Ylva
95,128
13,858
92
Robin og Bugge
89,581
18,900
93
Alexandra Joner
87,966
20,026
94
ARY
80,014
24,524
95
Morten Abel
77,362
25,823
96
Tone Damli
73,835
47,792
97
Karoline Krüger
70,344
2,796
98
Beharie
67,202
13,211
99
Alexandra Rotan
65,044
5,164
100
Sval
63,004
20,854
101
Stina Talling
60,981
7,005
102
dePresno
59,294
23,178
103
TRXD
59,293
7,407
104
Endre Nordvik
58,385
11,320
105
Metteson
57,460
11,389
106
Matilda
57,158
17,602
107
Musti
56,963
8,120
108
Sebastian Zalo
55,924
10,057
109
Margaret Berger
51,946
8,387
110
Cavego
47,886
3,888
111
Emma Jensen
45,096
6,007
112
Skei & PT
44,923
9,963
113
Marion Ravn
44,284
21,315
114
Christel Alsos
41,661
25,628
115
Bendik
41,466
17,505
116
Jonas Alaska
40,518
27,248
117
Raylee
40,515
9,067
118
Michelle Ullestad
40,164
4,294
119
Kristin Holtan-Hartwig
38,176
3,286
120
Unni Wilhelmsen
37,880
12,005
121
JOWST
37,368
7,827
122
Agnete Saba
37,337
5,289
123
Hilde Selvikvåg
29,449
7,316
124
Hajk
26,512
10,403
125
Atle Pettersen
26,301
6,993
126
NorthKid
25,683
6,742
127
Zupermaria
25,671
3,180
128
Adrian Jørgensen
24,916
3,501
129
Bertine Zetlitz
24,585
17,821
130
Maria Haukaas Storeng
24,531
2,229
131
Ida Celine
22,885
4,293
132
Sophie Elise
22,876
12,574
133
Ask Embla
22,818
9,200
134
Didrik Thulin
22,430
1,888
135
Linni Meister
21,782
3,166
136
Maria Haukaas Mittet
21,513
8,216
137
Myra
20,531
4,784
138
Hanne Sørvaag
20,425
5,388
139
Lil Halima
19,313
10,312
140
Melis
18,108
1,862
141
Arif
16,975
34,406
142
Meludo
16,105
1,872
143
Serlina
15,128
2,878
144
Kid Astray
14,556
23,358
145
Venke Knutson
14,390
6,068
146
Aleksander With
13,667
9,744
147
Erlend Bratland
13,648
5,355
148
Briskeby
13,628
5,000
149
VILDE
12,677
1,261
150
Daniela Reyes
11,060
3,060
151
Hedda Mae
10,548
4,681
152
Emilie Adams
9,309
3,763
153
KAMARA
8,965
2,337
154
Silya
8,954
4,571
155
Louam
8,917
2,298
156
Rytmeklubben
8,446
2,415
157
WNDR
8,022
2,206
158
Vaarin
7,149
1,723
159
Eva & The Heartmaker
7,077
9,895
160
SOFIA
6,815
1,765
161
Anneli Drecker
6,178
4,296
162
Prins
6,175
454
163
Kaja Gunnufsen
5,763
6,260
164
HALIE
5,751
2,917
165
Samsaya
5,194
4,891
166
Linnea Dale
4,400
3,262
167
Mira Craig
2,432
2,460
168
LÖV
2,348
2,412
169
Una Sand
1,895
1,086
170
JESPER
1,522
201
171
Margrete
1,319
489
172
Sara & Arash
1,266
970
173
HAVSUN
1,199
738
174
Norwegian Thunderboys
1,067
584
175
HEDDA
36
183

Some info about norwegian pop

Norwegian pop music, often distinguished by its melodic and upbeat sounds, has evolved into a notably vibrant and influential genre on the global music scene. The genre encompasses a wide array of styles, blending traditional Norwegian elements with modern pop music influences. Although it shares similarities with mainstream pop, Norwegian pop often incorporates unique local features—whether in lyrical content, themes, or musical styles—that reflect Norway’s cultural heritage.

The emergence of Norwegian pop can be traced back to the late 20th century, particularly during the 1980s and 1990s. This period marked significant shifts in the Norwegian music industry, fueled by greater access to international music and the increasing influence of English-language songs. Artists like a-ha, who soared to international fame with hits like "Take On Me" in 1985, played pivotal roles in placing Norwegian pop on the global map. The band’s success demonstrated that artists from Norway could achieve widespread acclaim and paved the way for subsequent generations.

Following a-ha's breakout, the 1990s and 2000s saw a burgeoning scene of Norwegian pop artists who continued to blend English and Norwegian lyrics, making the genre more accessible to international audiences while retaining its distinct Scandinavian touch. Groups such as M2M and Lene Marlin became household names, achieving considerable success both domestically and abroad. M2M’s song "Don't Say You Love Me" became a hit in several countries, showcasing the potential for Norwegian pop artists to break through international barriers.

In more recent years, artists like Sigrid, Astrid S, and Kygo have become ambassadors of Norwegian pop music, each adding their unique flavor and helping to modernize the genre. Sigrid’s punchy pop tracks like “Don’t Kill My Vibe” and Astrid S’s emotive vocals in songs such as “Hurts So Good” exemplify the genre's adaptability and appeal. Meanwhile, Kygo’s tropical house style has incorporated elements of Norwegian pop, further expanding its reach and influence.

Norwegian pop is particularly popular in Scandinavian countries, where cultural and linguistic similarities help promote Nordic artists. However, its impact is increasingly global, thanks in part to music streaming platforms and Norway’s proactive music export initiatives. International music festivals and collaboration between Norwegian artists and global superstars have also facilitated the genre's worldwide propagation.

Today’s Norwegian pop scene is marked by its diversity, with artists drawing from a spectrum of influences, from folk music to electronic. This genre fluidity not only helps maintain a fresh and dynamic scene but also appeals to a broad audience. Annual events like the Øya Festival and by:Larm showcase this diversity, drawing attention from international music enthusiasts and industry professionals.

For those interested in exploring Norwegian pop, the genre offers an intriguing blend of accessible pop sensibilities and distinctive Scandinavian influences, making it ripe for exploration by music lovers seeking something familiar yet fresh. As it continues to evolve, Norwegian pop promises to remain a vibrant and vital part of the global music landscape, marked by its innovative approach to sound and storytelling.