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Singer-songwriter pop

Most popular artists in Singer-songwriter pop

This chart is based on the monthly listeners metric for all artists tagged with the genre singer-songwriter 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
67,871,254
114,052,405
2
57,255,621
2,542,960
3
23,562,114
2,157,063
4
Mark Ambor
23,425,146
337,447
5
21,054,744
4,334,461
6
Kenya Grace
14,669,301
504,186
7
13,663,422
326,310
8
13,024,123
237,766
9
11,986,788
405,436
10
11,163,521
956,851
11
Myles Smith
10,901,805
509,383
12
10,779,891
918,886
13
9,796,938
338,371
14
9,733,806
907,012
15
8,923,510
1,320,992
16
8,421,321
172,309
17
7,094,169
837,513
18
6,831,435
508,488
19
6,365,938
329,409
20
6,292,495
1,401,456
21
6,131,206
659,573
22
6,106,337
600,941
23
5,799,227
454,919
24
5,437,201
213,495
25
4,964,787
802,200
26
4,759,494
1,011,249
27
4,720,811
333,699
28
4,524,369
104,870
29
4,293,427
1,370,590
30
4,284,762
408,096
31
4,276,935
222,882
32
4,191,433
224,705
33
4,083,446
278,692
34
4,049,851
364,066
35
GRAHAM
4,005,559
192,128
36
3,783,325
159,154
37
Livingston
3,774,800
610,021
38
3,762,250
402,637
39
3,717,685
1,914,585
40
Mackenzy Mackay
3,358,299
168,714
41
3,226,264
430,214
42
3,056,305
203,139
43
2,977,284
349,439
44
2,942,925
287,704
45
2,918,401
919,788
46
2,734,387
290,905
47
2,687,203
255,430
48
2,528,195
156,314
49
2,479,967
153,759
50
2,286,229
237,088
51
Avery Anna
1,999,090
115,425
52
1,955,972
192,796
53
1,949,148
187,240
54
1,924,537
204,519
55
1,859,886
279,710
56
1,821,476
133,794
57
1,790,798
173,986
58
1,785,339
904,502
59
Abe Parker
1,782,489
188,226
60
1,729,374
54,772
61
1,719,880
204,148
62
1,616,076
1,071,453
63
1,607,800
837,523
64
1,603,652
142,249
65
1,585,765
130,074
66
1,577,346
299,440
67
1,572,909
197,589
68
1,566,265
260,789
69
Jessica Baio
1,559,442
260,799
70
1,538,546
67,656
71
1,534,537
268,359
72
1,518,539
234,706
73
Knox
1,401,379
106,299
74
1,352,741
251,115
75
John Michael Howell
1,319,535
188,701
76
1,318,033
77,425
77
Ethan Bortnick
1,291,248
416,597
78
1,272,858
172,127
79
1,262,673
60,985
80
sammy rash
1,250,983
119,327
81
1,217,935
308,548
82
Munn
1,198,099
125,915
83
Frawley
1,070,972
127,192
84
Camylio
1,062,318
430,145
85
Bryce Savage
1,050,232
293,533
86
1,043,055
103,981
87
Devon Cole
1,034,947
193,953
88
Tyler Shaw
1,011,015
101,114
89
Jared Benjamin
990,714
135,822
90
iamnotshane
915,767
148,011
91
Jamie Grey
867,288
26,191
92
Taylor Acorn
840,493
188,818
93
Zach Seabaugh
826,041
87,575
94
Sam Short
822,991
78,393
95
Austin Giorgio
810,024
133,369
96
780,864
109,912
97
Dylan
779,759
195,736
98
We Three
766,657
283,505
99
Morgan St. Jean
763,746
91,223
100
Etham
734,882
313,554
101
JORDY
663,336
163,378
102
Robert Grace
633,810
175,506
103
Thomas Day
626,482
198,932
104
CIL
625,542
94,888
105
Haiden Henderson
595,259
83,817
106
Noah Floersch
594,823
117,256
107
Will Linley
575,539
83,981
108
Braden Bales
543,011
80,769
109
Alex Sampson
525,506
123,187
110
The Astronomers
521,534
29,078
111
Carter Ryan
518,994
46,784
112
Brooke Alexx
510,248
67,167
113
Hanniou
508,859
29,602
114
Katherine Li
493,615
141,969
115
Halle Abadi
456,945
52,710
116
Llunr
447,706
50,254
117
clide
423,172
27,061
118
Kode
417,931
42,271
119
Stevie Howie
389,032
115,412
120
Zachary Knowles
386,432
70,676
121
Emily James
383,283
31,675
122
SOFIA ISELLA
381,986
171,697
123
Levent Geiger
365,913
168,671
124
Britton
364,482
172,802
125
Rowan Drake
357,847
61,991
126
Kylie Muse
335,841
48,170
127
Dylan Brady
309,455
29,997
128
Alt Bloom
308,656
24,539
129
New Rules
304,013
92,154
130
Plested
303,130
120,882
131
Jon Caryl
298,085
94,758
132
Cate Downey
287,475
11,169
133
Alfie Jukes
282,654
66,649
134
Tawnted
281,277
37,147
135
Here At Last
230,429
79,477
136
KAYDEN
209,531
85,974
137
Noah Davis
200,531
130,901
138
Max Drazen
198,977
20,709
139
BIZZY
170,051
42,214
140
Devon Gabriella
163,685
41,514
141
Jake Clark
150,120
39,705
142
Adam Turley
148,341
19,382
143
Daniel Pearson
140,941
12,774
144
Jordana Bryant
132,465
44,776
145
Reagan Beem
131,623
30,956
146
Holden Miller
130,474
12,536
147
GRANT KNOCHE
124,614
36,764
148
Lily Williams
123,381
37,275
149
Ryland James
116,102
22,918
150
Daniel Leggs
87,871
24,026
151
Quinn Lewis
80,251
29,586
152
GUNNAR
66,522
54,441
153
Reuben Gray
61,410
20,912
154
Josh Bogert
49,640
12,236
155
Ewan Mainwood
31,665
5,452

Some info about singer-songwriter pop

Singer-songwriter pop, often abbreviated to simply as pop, emerges as an appealing and influential genre in the sprawling world of music. Born primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom during the mid-20th century, this genre has become a universal phenomenon, delivering an intimacy that uniquely articulates the human experience.

Singer-songwriter pop, as the name suggests, is strongly oriented towards the individual, often featuring a single performer who writes and sings his or her own material. The genre exploded into the mainstream during the late 1950s and early 1960s, the era recognized as the zenith of the 'singer-songwriter' – musicians who put forth an emphasis on songwriting as an art-form and personal expression.

This genre is distinctive for its diligent focus on lyrics, often introspective or political in content, which are shaped around evocative melodies. The artists typically accompany themselves on an acoustic instrument, primarily the guitar or piano, further fostering an intimate connection with the listener.

One of the earliest and most impactful ambassadors of singer-songwriter pop was Bob Dylan, who utilized this genre as a medium to express societal issues, while delivering catchy and foot-tapping music. His profound influence led the way for other iconic singer-songwriters such as Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, and Carole King. These artists maintained simplicity in their performances, captivating audiences with their lyrical prowess, melodic hooks, and emotionally resonant expressions.

In the contemporary music arena, the genre continues to thrive, with artists such as Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, and Alicia Keys producing influential singer-songwriter pop. These artists continue the tradition of personal storytelling through their work, resonating with a broad demographic of listeners.

The genre's popularity extends beyond the limits of its birthplaces. In Canada, musicians like Leonard Cohen and Neil Young have made significant contributions to singer-songwriter pop, while Australia has given us notable artists like Missy Higgins and Vance Joy who continue to enrich the genre. Though its roots are English-speaking, singer-songwriter pop has transcended cultural and linguistic barriers, flourishing in non-English speaking countries like France with artists like Francis Cabrel, and Japan with YUI and Koji Tamaki.

The adaptability of singer-songwriter pop allows the incorporation of different musical styles such as folk, rock, country, and electronically-produced sounds, making it a fluid genre that evolves with changing music trends. Despite its adaptability, the genre consistently retains its focus on the personal and emotional narrative of the songwriter.

While the commercial focus of the music industry often seems to rest on glamorous productions and elaborate performances, the success of singer-songwriter pop reminds us of the enduring appeal of authentic, heartfelt storytelling. A song with potent and genuine lyrics, paired with a complementary melody, can resonate powerfully with audiences, proving that sometimes, less truly can be more.

In conclusion, the singer-songwriter pop genre -though often stylistically diverse- maintains an underlying theme of introspective storytelling. Its beauty lies in its sincerity and its ability to connect individuals across different geographies and cultures. Amid the myriad of music genres, singer-songwriter pop remains a cherished favourite, continuing to mesmerise us with stories uniquely told through song.