What Musical song or soundtrack do you have on repeat?

I received the below information today from Money.co.uk and it made me wonder, what’s your favourite musical song or soundtrack that you have on repeat?

Regular readers of my site don’t need to question mine too much, but I have to say the soundtrack listing suprised me a little?

Now that theatres are beginning to open, fans are eager to see their favourite shows. Money.co.uk analysed 15 of the highest grossing musicals’ soundtracks on Spotify to see which musicals have been streamed most across the globe.

Most Streamed Musical Soundtracks:

 MusicalNumber of Spotify streams per musical
1Hamilton4,077,703,917
2Lion King969,393,322
3Mamma Mia!929,362,461
4Les Misérables498,230,674
5Beauty And The Beast463,058,760
6Aladdin431,907,426
7Wicked407,072,399
8Jersey boys368,457,599
9Mary Poppins219,360,768
10Book Of Mormon192,699,068
11Phantom Of The Opera184,438,321
12Chicago129,453,916
13Kinky Boots46,613,896
14Cats34,889,512
15Miss Saigon3,562,103

Money.co.uk can reveal that the most streamed musical is Hamilton with a whopping 4,077,703,917 streams for all of its songs on Spotify!

Hamilton’s most streamed song is its classic opening song Alexander Hamilton which has been streamed 191,957,326 times so far!

Our second favourite soundtrack to stream is The Lion King with 969,393,322 total streams, followed by Mamma Mia! with 929,362,461.

The list wouldn’t be complete without Les Misérables placing fourth with a grand total of 498,230,674 streams, followed by Disney classic Beauty and the Beast with 463,058,760 streams.

Most Streamed Songs:

 MusicalNumber of Spotify streams per musical
1December, 1963 (Oh What A Night) – Jersey Boys243,890,399
2Alexander Hamilton – Hamilton191,957,326
3A Whole New World – Aladdin187,272,953
4I Just Can’t Wait To Be King – The Lion King173,018,233
5Can You Feel The Love Tonight – The Lion King172,134,185
6My Shot – Hamilton165,415,206
7Satisfied – Hamilton164,271,176
8The Schuyler Sisters – Hamilton154,097,647
9Hakuna Matata – The Lion King153,928,742
10You’ll Be Back – Hamilton150,134,753

The overall most streamed song is December, 1963 (Oh What A Night) from the Jersey Boys musical with 243,890,399 streams on Spotify.

Second is Alexander Hamilton from Hamilton with 191,957,326, and then A Whole New World from Aladdin with 187,272,953 total streams.

The Lion King completes the top five with I Just Can’t Wait To Be King (173,018,233 streams), and Can You Feel The Love Tonight? (172,134,185streams).

Methodology:

  1. Money.co.uk pooled a list of the 15 top grossing musicals. They then found the official album for each musical on Spotify and the number of global streams for each song. 
  2. They ordered this data to find the musical with the most streamed songs in total and as an average per song
  3. All data was collected on 17/05/2021 and is correct as of then

*Please note I am in no way affiliated to Money.co.uk this is purely for entertainment value.

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