RL Grime “Halloween IX” was the largest combine on SoundCloud in 2020
New Year’s Eve is just around the corner – and if you need a playlist to set your night to music, you can revisit all of your favorite 2020 music. SoundCloud launched his 2020 SoundCloud playback, the platform’s annual review.
Not only does SoundCloud spotlight music that has been streamed, liked, reposted, and most commented on by the global community (and you personally), it also goes into the box and shows up more of the 250 million+ tracks on the platform that are emerging Music and the trends it will reflect the internet in 2020.
Aspiring Mexican trap artist Natanael Cano, Buzz-worthy act 100 Gecs, Alt / Pop outstanding Beabadoobeeand and genre-hostile Afropop talent Rema rose for the occasion and became one of the most popular artists of the year.
When the globe went into quarantine, SoundCloud saw a huge surge in creativity on the platform – a 50% increase in uploads from March through April. So far, developers have uploaded 524,734 titles with titles or tags related to the pandemic.
DJs shifted their focus from live shows to online appearances. RL grimeThe 9th annual Halloween Mix secured first place for the top DJ set this year with 546,000 streams in less than a month. Also, Diplo supplied us with Corona World Tour DJ sets that are available on SoundCloud.
Check out the 2020 SoundCloud rendition here and get your personal 2020 rendition here.
SoundCloud’s Most Celebrated 2020
Top Artist: Pop smoke
Top Track: Lil Mosey – “Blueberry Faygo”
Top Remix: NLE Choppa – “Anderer Tag” (Lil Baby – Emotional Scars Remix)
Longest reign: JK from BTS – “Still with you”
Buzziest Drop: JK from BTS – “Still with you”
Top DJ set: RL Grimes “Halloween IX”
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