Spotify Wrapped 2023: Atif Aslam Tops Pakistani Artists, Kahani Suno 2.0 Dominates as Most Streamed Song

Karachi, November 29, 2023 — As the year draws to a close, it’s time for Spotify’s 2023 Wrapped to unveil how Pakistanis listened to music this year. Year 2023 showcased 82% growth of 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 Umair, Abdul Hannan, and Rovalio, and seasoned artists including Talhah Yunus, Asim 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 Pritam, AP Dhillon, Shubh, 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’sKahani Suno 2.0” to Talha Anjum’sDowners 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’sPasoori” 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’sTu Hai Kahan” and Hassan & Roshaan and Shae Gill’sSukoon”, along with Azaan Sami Khan’sIk Lamha”, Talha Anjum and Umair’sDowners at Dusk” and Asim Azhar’sJo 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 Mustehsan, Abida Parveen, Quratulain Balouch, Naseebo Lal, Aima Baig, Nazia Hassan, Hadiqa Kiani, Salma Agha and Farida Khanum all of whom are making a significant impact on the local music scene.

The local albums that have been capturing hearts of the listeners feature sensations like Talha Anjum’sOpen Letter“, Hassan & Roshaan’sDay 5” and Azaan Sami Khan‘sMain Tera“, with Talha Anjum’sOpen 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’sStill Rollin“, Sidhu Moose Wala’sMoosetape”, The Weeknd’sStarboy” and Arijit Singh’sUltimate Love Songs – Arijit Singh”.

The local playlists that garnered attention of fans include Hot Hits Pakistan, Pakka Hit Hai, Desi Hits, Shaadi 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 Hannan, Rovalio
  3. Bikhra” by Abdul Hannan, Rovalio
  4. Siyah” by Abdul Hannan, BAIG
  5. Pasoori” by Ali Sethi, Shae Gill
  6. Tu Hai Kahan” by AUR
  7. Sukoon” by Hassan & Roshaan, Shae Gill
  8. Ik Lamha” by Azaan Sami Khan
  9. Downers At Dusk” by Talha Anjum, Umair
  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 Sharn, 40k, The Paul
  3. No Love” by Shubh
  4. Iraaday” by Abdul Hannan, Rovalio
  5. Bikhra” by Abdul Hannan, Rovalio
  6. Cheques” by Shubh
  7. Still Rollin” by Shubh
  8. Summer High” by AP Dhillon
  9. Seven (feat. Latto) (Explicit Ver.)” by Jung Kook, Latto
  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 Letter, Talha Anjum
  2. Day 5, Hassan & Roshaan
  3. Main Tera, Azaan Sami Khan
  4. Reformed, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
  5. Revamped, Vol. 3, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan


Most-Streamed Albums in Pakistan

  1. Still Rollin, Shubh
  2. Open Letter, Talha Anjum
  3. Moosetape, Sidhu Moose Wala
  4. Starboy, The Weeknd
  5. Ultimate Love Songs – Arijit Singh, Arijit 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