A study conducted by the famous music website “Spotify” showing the most popular songs and genre in the MENA region in 2019.
The study revealed that Soolikng, the Algerian singer, ranked first among other famous Arab singers in the region. On the meantime, the study claimed that Pop and Hip-Hop are the most popular musical genres in the Arab region where Ariana Grande ranked first followed by the four Arab artists in the MENA.
Additionally, Spotify discovered that United Arab Emirate is on the top of the list where Pop and Hip-Hop are the most popular genres that people listen to, second is Saudi Arabia followed by Morocco.
Talking about the most five known singers in the same region, according to the above-mentioned website above, it is clearly noticeable that Ariana Grande is the first followed by Xxxtentacion, Post Malone, Billie Eilish, and Cheb Khaled. Whereas the most five Arab singers known in the region are as follows: Soolking appears is first followed by Amr Diab, L’Artiste, Mohammed Hamaqi, and finally El Grande Toto.
The website also states the most streamed songs in the Arab region in which Halsey’s song “Without me” heads the list while “7 Rings” of Ariana Grande ranks second, followed by “Wow” and “Sunflower” of Post Malone, and finally Marshmello and Bastille’s “Happier”.
Speaking about Morocco, “Maghreb Hip-Hop” is first on the list of the most listened-to songs followed by “The Best Moroccan Songs” then “Today’s Top Hits” followed by “Morocco Sounds” and last of all “Rap Caviar”.