As the year draws to a close, it’s time for Spotify’s 2023 Wrapped to unveil how Pakistanis listened to music this year. The year 2023 showcased 82% growth in local music consumption and sonic diversity across the charts. Spotify’s top lists reflect various trends and the overall expansion of music as the music-streaming giant continues to grow its user base.

This year saw Atif Aslam and Talha Anjum retain their respective spots at the helm among the top local artists, joined by a host of emerging talents like UmairAbdul Hannan, and Rovalio, and seasoned artists including Talhah YunusAsim Azhar, and Young Stunners. The legendary “Shehnshah-e-Qawwali”, Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, still holds an unflinching place in the hearts of audiences along with his nephew and renowned Sufi artist, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, completing the list of top 10 most streamed local artists.

The list of top artists shows the eclectic taste of Pakistani listeners, with Arijit Singh securing the top spot, followed by PritamAP DhillonShubh, and Sidhu Moose Wala, the artist from across the border receiving immense posthumous love from streamers. Local favorites Atif Aslam and Talha Anjum also share the limelight with global sensations like Taylor Swift and The Weeknd on this list.

From Kaifi Khalil’s “Kahani Suno 2.0” to Talha Anjum’s “Downers at Dusk“, the top tracks reflect the varied musical palette of Pakistani listeners. “Kahani Suno 2.0” has topped not just the local charts as the most streamed track in Pakistan but is also this year’s most streamed Pakistani song globally. Ali Sethi and Shae Gill’s “Pasoori” although still making its way into the top five most streamed local tracks of the year, has been overtaken by Abdul Hannan with three of his tracks, namely “Iraaday”, “Bikhra” and “Siyah” that complete the top five. Fresher voices from a host of upcoming local talents like AUR’s “Tu Hai Kahan” and Hassan & Roshaan and Shae Gill’s “Sukoon”, along with Azaan Sami Khan’s “Ik Lamha”, Talha Anjum and Umair’s “Downers at Dusk” and Asim Azhar’s “Jo Tu Na Mila” made it to the list of top 10 most streamed Pakistani songs.

According to this year’s Wrapped data, Shae Gill retains her position as the most streamed Pakistani woman artist, followed by Momina MustehsanAbida ParveenQuratulain BalouchNaseebo LalAima BaigNazia HassanHadiqa KianiSalma Agha and Farida Khanum all of whom are making a significant impact on the local music scene.

The local albums that have been capturing the hearts of the listeners feature sensations like Talha Anjum’s “Open Letter“, Hassan & Roshaan’s “Day 5” and Azaan Sami Khan‘s “Main Tera“, with Talha Anjum’s “Open Letter” also coming out as the 2nd most streamed album in Pakistan making it to the list of top 5 most streamed albums in the country alongside Shubh’s “Still Rollin“, Sidhu Moose Wala’s “Moosetape”, The Weeknd’s “Starboy” and Arijit Singh’s “Ultimate Love Songs – Arijit Singh”.

The local playlists that garnered the attention of fans include Hot Hits PakistanPakka Hit HaiDesi HitsShaadi Hits, and International Hits showcasing Spotify’s curated diversity.

Eligible users can access their personalized 2023 Wrapped experience exclusively in the Spotify mobile app (iOS and Android) and also this year, via web view on mobile or Desktop by heading to

To learn more about Spotify Wrapped 2023 results in Pakistan, see below:

Spotify Wrapped 2023 Pakistan Top Lists

Most Streamed Local Artists in Pakistan

  1. Atif Aslam
  2. Talha Anjum
  3. Umair
  4. Abdul Hannan
  5. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
  6. Talhah Yunus
  7. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
  8. Rovalio
  9. Asim Azhar
  10. Young Stunners

Most-Streamed Artists in Pakistan

  1. Arijit Singh
  2. Pritam
  3. AP Dhillon
  4. Shubh
  5. Sidhu Moose Wala
  6. Atif Aslam
  7. Talha Anjum
  8. Taylor Swift
  9. The Weeknd
  10. Shreya Ghoshal

Most Streamed Local Songs in Pakistan

  1. Kahani Suno 2.0” by Kaifi Khalil
  2. Iraaday” by Abdul HannanRovalio
  3. Bikhra” by Abdul HannanRovalio
  4. Siyah” by Abdul HannanBAIG
  5. Pasoori” by Ali SethiShae Gill
  6. Tu Hai Kahan” by AUR
  7. Sukoon” by Hassan & RoshaanShae Gill
  8. Ik Lamha” by Azaan Sami Khan
  9. Downers At Dusk” by Talha AnjumUmair
  10. Jo Tu Na Mila” by Asim Azhar

 Most Streamed Songs in Pakistan

  1. Kahani Suno 2.0” by Kaifi Khalil
  2. Mi Amor” by Sharn40kThe Paul
  3. No Love” by Shubh
  4. Iraaday” by Abdul HannanRovalio
  5. Bikhra” by Abdul HannanRovalio
  6. Cheques” by Shubh
  7. Still Rollin” by Shubh
  8. Summer High” by AP Dhillon
  9. Seven (feat. Latto) (Explicit Ver.)” by Jung KookLatto
  10. Samjho Na” by Aditya Rikhari

Most Streamed Local Women Artists in Pakistan

  1. Shae Gill
  2. Momina Mustehsan
  3. Abida Parveen
  4. Quratulain Balouch
  5. Naseebo Lal
  6. Aima Baig
  7. Nazia Hassan
  8. Hadiqa Kiani
  9. Salma Agha
  10. Farida Khanum

Most-Streamed Local Albums in Pakistan

  1. Open LetterTalha Anjum
  2. Day 5Hassan & Roshaan
  3. Main TeraAzaan Sami Khan
  4. ReformedNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
  5. Revamped, Vol. 3Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Most-Streamed Albums in Pakistan

  1. Still RollinShubh
  2. Open LetterTalha Anjum
  3. MoosetapeSidhu Moose Wala
  4. StarboyThe Weeknd
  5. Ultimate Love Songs – Arijit SinghArijit Singh

Most Popular Local Spotify Playlists in Pakistan

  1. Hot Hits Pakistan
  2. Pakka Hit Hai
  3. Desi Hits
  4. Shaadi Hits
  5. International Hits

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