Spotify's New No. 1 Song Defies The Odds
"Lean On" by Major Lazer and DJ Snake is Spotify's new No. 1 song, even though it never topped the charts.By Mikah Sargent | November 12, 2015
Even though songs like The Rolling Stones' "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," Aretha Franklin's "Respect" and U2's "One" have been around awhile and are often considered some of the best songs of all time, they just aren't as popular on Spotify.
But that actually shouldn't come as much of a surprise. One Spotify listener put together a handy playlist of Spotify's most played music. The oldest, most played song on the list — Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" — is from December 2013. Clearly Spotify users have a type: recent.