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Ariana Grande becomes most-played artist on iHeartRadio

Dua Lipa and Ariana Grande has topped the lists of iHeratRadio's most played song and most played artist respectively

By Web Desk
November 30, 2021
Ariana Grande becomes most-played artist on iHeartRadio

iHeartRadio has issued the lists of most played songs and artists of 2021 on Monday. English singer and model Dua Lipa's track 'Levitating' has grabbed the attention of most music fans to become the most-played song of the year. Similarly, American vocalist Ariana Grande has been rated as the most played artist of the year, according to the iHeartRadio lists.

On Monday, iHeartRadio, the world's largest radio network, presented a list of the most popular songs overall its affiliated stations. The radio took into account the total audience spins (TAS) and the number of streamings across its stations and on the iHeartRadio app across the country.

According to iHeartRadio, approximately 1.2 billion people heard the streaming of Dua Lipa's "Levitating" in the United States alone. Meanwhile, over 2.6 billion music fans heard Ariana Grande over iHeartRadio stations and its app.

The Total Audience Spins calculation is based on certified Mediabase airplay and is multiplied by the number of persons listening to the radio at the time of those plays, delivering total audience impressions which is the broadcast equivalent of the number of streams from a streaming music service, according to iHeartRadio. 

Top Overall Songs 2021

1. “Levitating” Dua Lipa (1.19+ Billion)

2. “Save Your Tears” The Weeknd (969+ Million)

3. “34+35” Ariana Grande (898+ Million)

4. “Kiss Me More” Doja Cat ft. Sza (888+ Million)

5. “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” Lil Nas X (822+ Million)

6. “What You Know Bout Love” Pop Smoke (810+ Million)

7. “good 4 u” Olivia Rodrigo (733+ Million)

8. “Peaches” Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar/Giveon (696+ Million)

9. “Leave The Door Open” Bruno Mars/Anderson .Paak/Silk Sonic (692+ Million)

10. “drivers license” Olivia Rodrigo (660+ Million)

Top Overall Artists 2021

1. Ariana Grande (2.6+ Billion)

2. Dua Lipa (2.5+ Billion)

3. The Weeknd (2.39+ Billion)

4. Olivia Rodrigo (2.2+ Billion)

5. Pop Smoke (1.99+ Billion)

6. Doja Cat (1.66+ Billion)

7. Justin Bieber (1.57+ Billion)

8. Luke Combs (1.27+ Billion)

9. Ed Sheeran (1.27+ Billion)

10. Luke Bryan (1.18+ Billion)

Top Country Songs 2021

1. “Just The Way” Parmalee ft. Blanco Brown

2. “Lady” Brett Young

3. “What’s Your Country Song” Thomas Rhett

4. “Single Saturday Night” Cole Swindell

5. “Famous Friends” Chris Young & Kane Brown

6. “Forever After All” Luke Combs

7. “Better Together” Luke Combs

8. “Gone” Dierks Bentley

9. “Made For You” Jake Owen

10. “One Of Them Girls” Lee Brice

Top Country Artists 2021

1. Luke Combs

2. Luke Bryan

3. Jason Aldean

4. Thomas Rhett

5. Blake Shelton

6. Sam Hunt

7. Kenny Chesney

8. Dierks Bently

9. Lee Brice

10. Dustin Lynch

Top Hip-Hop Songs 2021

1. “For The Night” Pop Smoke ft. Lil Baby/DaBaby

2. “What You Know Bout Love” Pop Smoke

3. “You’re Mines Still” Yung Bleu ft. Drake

4. “On Me” Lil Baby

5. “Time Today” Moneybagg Yo

6. “Back in Blood” Pooh Shiesty ft. Lil Durk

7. “Calling My Phone” Lil Tjay Ft. 6LACK

8. “Beat Box” SpotemGottem

9. “Late At Night” Roddy Ricch

10. “Heartbreak Anniversary” Giveon

Top Hip-Hop Artists 2021

1. Pop Smoke

2. Drake

3. Lil Baby

4. Moneybagg Yo

5. Roddy Ricch

6. Yung Bleu

7. Rod Wave

8. Megan Thee Stallion

9. Pooh Shiesty

10. Lil Tjay

Top Alternative Songs 2021

1. “Monsters” All Time Low ft. blackbear

2. “Follow You” Imagine Dragons

3. “Sofia” Clairo

4. “my ex’s best friend” Machine Gun Kelly & blackbear

5. “All My Favorite Songs” Weezer ft. AJR

6. “Shy Away” Twenty One Pilots

7. “Therefore I Am” Billie Eilish

8. “Waiting on a War” Foo Fighters

9. “Heat Waves” Glass Animals

10. “Nowhere Generation” Rise Against

Top Alternative Artists 2021

1. Green Day

2. Twenty One Pilots

3. Imagine Dragons

4. Red Hot Chili Peppers

5. Linkin Park

6. Foo Fighters

7. Weezer

8. All Time Low

9. Machine Gun Kelly

10. Blink-182

Top R&B Songs 2021

1. “Leave The Door Open” Bruno Mars/Anderson .Paak/Silk Sonic

2. “Pick Up Your Feelings” Jazmine Sullivan

3. “Damage” H.E.R.

4. “Can’t Let It Show” Tank

5. “He Don’t Know Nothin’ Bout It” Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Ft. Babyface

6. “You Made A Fool Of Me” Anthony Hamilton

7. “Not Another Love Song” Ella Mai

8. “Look Easy” Robin Thicke

9. “Complicated” Leela James

10. “Essence” Wizkid ft. Tems

Top R&B Artists 2021

1. H.E.R.

2. Bruno Mars/Anderson .Paak/Silk Sonic

3. Ella Mai

4. Chris Brown

5. Jazmine Sullivan

6. Mary J. Blige

7. Wale

8. Khalid

9. Tank

10. Usher