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Mental health playlists have doubled in streams on Spotify in 2020.

To mark World Mental Health Day (October 10th), Spotify has revealed that mental health playlists have doubled this year. The data shows a dramatic rise in playlists and podcasts related to self-care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The data collected by Spotify shows that palylists relaed to "mindfulness","calm" and "self-care" have been streamed 57% more than compared to 2019. Podcasts related to self-help and self-care have also seen a massive rise, with a 122 per cent increase in streams.



  • https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/spotify-mental-health-playlist-calm-mindfulness-podcast-world-day-b908109.html

  • https://www.nme.com/news/music/spotify-ceo-says-its-not-enough-for-artists-to-release-albums-every-3-4-years-2719272