This Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating the mums who juggle the demands of parenting with life in the limelight.

Spotify’s global list of most-streamed moms is topped by Cardi B, who gave birth to her firstborn, Kulture Kiari Cephus, last July. Queen Beyoncé comes in second, followed by AdeleP!nk and Shakira.

Most-streamed Mums on Spotify (based on streaming data from Jan 1, 2019)

  1. Cardi B
  2. Beyoncé
  3. Adele
  4. P!nk
  5. Shakira
  6. Kehlani
  7. Britney Spears
  8. Alicia Keys
  9. Christina Aguilera
  10. Mariah Carey

Most included songs in Happy Mother’s Day playlists on Spotify, globally

  1. A Song For Mama – Boyz II Men
  2. Mom – Meghan Trainor, Kelli Trainor
  3. Dear Mama – 2Pac
  4. Mama – Spice Girls
  5. Hey Mama – Kanye West
  6. Happy – From “Despicable Me 2” – Pharrell
  7. Dancing Queen – ABBA
  8. Mama’s Song – Carrie Underwood
  9. Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
  10. Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrisson

Spotify has noticed Happy Mother’s Day playlists have grown in the last few years, with streaming of them increasing 19 percent from 2016 to 2018. Overall, users have created more than 7.8 million mum-themed playlists.

A Song for Mama by Boyz II Men is the most-added song to Happy Mother’s Day playlists created by listeners, followed by Meghan Trainor’s track Mom, which features vocals from her actual mum, Kelli Trainor. ABBA’s Dancing Queen and Bruno Mars’ Just the Way You Are are also popular picks.

No time to create a new playlist for mum? You can always listen to Spotify’s Mother’s Day Love playlist, featured below.


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