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Pov: indie

Most popular artists in Pov: indie

This chart is based on the monthly listeners metric for all artists tagged with the genre pov: indie 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
56,392,295
7,093,773
2
38,203,392
1,335,160
3
33,716,317
2,780,028
4
31,323,966
24,127,450
5
30,662,512
7,820,018
6
24,296,985
9,612,789
7
23,923,291
1,688,272
8
22,462,983
4,104,733
9
22,111,857
5,043,075
10
21,405,067
6,362,599
11
21,054,744
4,334,461
12
18,728,733
5,817,368
13
17,988,914
3,694,690
14
17,759,793
702,232
15
17,610,738
3,497,810
16
17,381,689
1,914,024
17
15,786,909
8,466,951
18
15,670,803
7,180,944
19
14,418,206
4,752,622
20
13,584,063
2,190,297
21
13,583,102
2,559,796
22
13,272,047
7,163,461
23
12,868,517
601,683
24
12,664,260
2,709,538
25
11,535,861
876,331
26
10,773,352
1,012,435
27
10,476,747
909,958
28
10,038,918
5,414,262
29
9,978,220
2,366,586
30
9,627,119
1,137,676
31
9,566,540
1,262,116
32
9,497,697
998,559
33
9,132,050
3,310,108
34
9,104,177
1,422,175
35
8,775,618
1,214,156
36
8,570,622
1,128,618
37
8,482,475
732,355
38
8,447,885
1,169,066
39
7,981,891
1,065,743
40
7,981,112
1,808,694
41
7,961,776
3,984,478
42
7,843,243
1,987,200
43
7,795,340
764,320
44
7,419,144
552,358
45
7,237,516
2,284,578
46
7,207,398
1,830,731
47
7,203,052
999,228
48
7,184,778
1,117,535
49
7,171,356
1,563,283
50
7,066,923
3,772,437
51
7,017,297
1,947,796
52
6,718,660
1,262,607
53
6,578,656
495,673
54
6,374,120
963,210
55
6,172,944
4,086,839
56
Rio Romeo
5,912,352
354,152
57
5,830,726
980,222
58
5,442,337
1,918,758
59
5,386,903
409,546
60
5,205,737
392,093
61
5,154,441
532,155
62
5,039,443
701,029
63
4,973,590
1,430,431
64
4,686,644
300,342
65
4,679,162
792,273
66
4,566,103
641,397
67
4,505,688
324,318
68
4,219,240
916,447
69
4,214,610
466,725
70
4,192,304
1,895,235
71
3,867,647
987,409
72
3,742,619
2,381,560
73
3,611,485
162,305
74
3,257,568
949,043
75
3,187,619
756,104
76
2,980,419
1,778,316
77
2,902,513
641,960
78
2,829,343
1,251,818
79
2,792,018
499,633
80
2,770,102
175,007
81
2,652,666
300,314
82
2,489,764
1,904,870
83
2,444,622
421,780
84
2,420,660
312,048
85
2,344,020
227,312
86
2,332,609
421,265
87
2,301,049
456,212
88
2,237,268
801,578
89
2,220,313
989,486
90
2,106,894
490,450
91
2,092,465
1,066,287
92
2,010,375
1,053,298
93
dandelion hands
1,990,525
241,798
94
1,920,490
930,571
95
1,896,779
696,138
96
1,857,672
245,667
97
1,856,268
168,963
98
1,854,959
629,094
99
1,808,855
366,764
100
1,778,250
737,505
101
1,584,350
1,020,077
102
1,534,822
520,199
103
1,470,770
409,979
104
1,426,517
390,593
105
Modern Baseball
1,412,577
460,488
106
1,402,567
693,198
107
Car Seat Headrest
1,378,404
745,581
108
Sodikken
1,377,101
364,998
109
Leith Ross
1,358,588
249,258
110
1,358,391
366,848
111
1,338,727
554,518
112
1,331,280
1,048,989
113
1,317,088
300,412
114
1,312,296
495,107
115
1,294,969
297,434
116
OR3O
1,289,485
440,307
117
Madds Buckley
1,282,500
131,899
118
1,249,902
677,244
119
1,236,721
482,295
120
Destroy Boys
1,154,166
445,905
121
1,145,555
1,258,378
122
1,117,245
458,799
123
The Orion Experience
1,081,712
178,448
124
Hot Freaks
1,081,320
168,373
125
1,074,702
360,167
126
late night drive home
1,061,292
147,637
127
Dazey and the Scouts
1,032,747
204,114
128
McCafferty
1,031,345
370,464
129
The Happy Fits
1,027,107
207,160
130
Cosmo Sheldrake
1,025,117
322,538
131
Will Wood
1,008,265
387,465
132
Fish in a Birdcage
987,132
159,843
133
983,388
675,836
134
The Crane Wives
983,199
237,584
135
Ghost and Pals
975,266
339,843
136
carolesdaughter
916,813
216,779
137
GRLwood
892,696
444,737
138
Autoheart
859,417
110,337
139
818,072
193,095
140
The Brobecks
796,572
163,145
141
Naethan Apollo
755,521
165,890
142
Derivakat
735,906
424,396
143
Teddy Hyde
718,834
87,534
144
Lincoln
712,722
90,138
145
Jazmin Bean
705,489
646,831
146
The Wrecks
704,125
174,140
147
That Handsome Devil
694,376
127,718
148
Louie Zong
658,920
238,198
149
Sushi Soucy
650,452
132,093
150
Rare Americans
644,231
267,502
151
Kaden MacKay
635,401
92,959
152
Wilbur Soot
620,904
1,438,839
153
HUNNY
594,813
258,732
154
Jukebox The Ghost
593,724
221,378
155
The Unlikely Candidates
584,174
206,994
156
AJJ
542,890
249,535
157
Madilyn Mei
538,485
119,486
158
The Greeting Committee
534,841
129,565
159
bo en
522,901
249,286
160
Will Wood and the Tapeworms
484,636
210,342
161
Slaughter Beach, Dog
478,465
136,582
162
Jhariah
476,867
114,724
163
Arlie
466,773
86,428
164
The Regrettes
460,268
276,604
165
Crawlers
434,542
156,609
166
thquib
395,471
94,501
167
Egg
350,496
292,737
168
Rory Webley
345,019
95,668
169
The Oozes
344,725
148,206
170
The Honeysticks
295,280
187,830
171
Baby Bugs
283,103
114,372
172
Tawnted
281,277
37,147
173
WHALES•TALK
277,676
14,526
174
Shayfer James
255,521
55,949
175
carpetgarden
254,693
113,947
176
Los Campesinos!
252,795
164,541
177
Crywank
245,153
218,334
178
NOAHFINNCE
245,115
146,979
179
James Marriott
233,798
209,154
180
leo.
223,207
40,966
181
The Scary Jokes
205,190
105,579
182
Everybody's Worried About Owen
158,727
62,245
183
Danny Gonzalez
148,622
232,792
184
Bears In Trees
141,583
135,191
185
Thomas Sanders
141,364
189,085
186
Tubbo
115,682
462,737
187
Addison Grace
111,312
170,851
188
Spence Hood
109,079
27,706
189
Beetlebug
94,303
83,963
190
Ricky Jamaraz
66,316
45,451
191
Wilbur Music
28,134
268,973
192
Convent Bonfires
13,127
2,943
193
Wilbur Covers
4,047
48,911

Some info about pov: indie

The music genre "pov: indie" emerged as an eclectic subcategory within broader indie music, characterized primarily by its storytelling quality, personal or “point-of-view” lyrical content, and its blend with lo-fi and electronic subtleties. As a distinctive style, pov: indie began gaining prominence in the late 2000s and early 2010s, especially within online music communities and platforms such as Bandcamp, SoundCloud, and later Spotify and YouTube.

The term "pov: indie" is derived from “point of view,” indicating that the lyrics typically provide a personal or narrative perspective, often introspective or confessional in nature. This genre merges the raw, authentic elements of traditional indie music—such as guitar riffs, experimental beats, and a generally understated production style—with a modern digital influence that includes synthesized sounds and DIY aesthetics.

The rise of pov: indie can be traced back to the influence of internet culture on music production and consumption. Artists in this genre often start by producing music independently, using affordable digital audio workstations and distributing their work online. The intimate, personal nature of the music resonates with young listeners who crave authentic expression and narratives they can relate to on a personal level.

Prominent artists in the pov: indie scene include Clairo and mxmtoon, who began their careers by uploading self-recorded songs to the internet. Clairo’s "Pretty Girl" and mxmtoon’s "Prom Dress" are quintessential examples of pov: indie tracks, where personal storytelling combined with relatable lyrics and minimalist production capture the essence of the genre. Both artists discuss themes common among adolescents and young adults, such as self-discovery, love, and social anxieties, making their music profoundly resonant with a younger crowd.

Geographically, pov: indie enjoys significant popularity in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and other Western countries, where digital music consumption and indie cultures are prominent. It particularly resonates with college audiences and metropolitan millennials and Gen Z listeners. However, the accessibility of internet platforms has allowed the genre to gain a global audience, with fans and creators spread across the world.

Live performances and festivals that feature indie artists have also played a crucial role in popularizing the pov: indie style. Events such as SXSW, Coachella, and various local indie music festivals often feature artists from this genre, providing crucial live exposure and helping these artists build a dedicated fan base. The intimate settings typical of indie performances align well with the personal, close-knit vibe of pov: indie music, enabling a unique live connection between the artist and the audience.

In conclusion, pov: indie is not just a musical genre; it is a cultural expression shaped by the digital age. It reflects the shifts in how music is created, shared, and enjoyed in contemporary society. With its roots deeply embedded in internet culture and indie traditions, pov: indie continues to evolve, shaping and being shaped by the personal experiences of its artists and listeners. As more artists and fans engage with this uniquely narrative and introspective style, pov: indie stands as a testament to the continuing innovation in music.