Need Some 2017 Fitness Motivation? Spotify Reveals Top Workout Music Trends

Drake, Eminem, Kanye West and Rihanna Dominate Workout Playlists

Almost 25 Million Workout Playlists created on Spotify

“Dance Workout” is the No. 1 Workout Playlist

Norway, Iceland and Sweden Stream the Most Workout Music Globally


Do your #2017goals include getting fit? To help you stay on track, Spotify today reveals the top workout playlists, artists, songs, and most workout obsessed countries. Time to get your body moving to music that makes you sweat!

A little booty shaking might be the best way to kick those holiday calories: Spotify data reveals that Dance Workout takes the top spot for workout playlists. Fitness fanatics turn to hip hop, with artists Drake, Eminem, Kanye West and Rihanna topping the list for artists most included on workout playlists. Their most popular workout songs include “‘Till I Collapse” (Eminem), “Stronger” (Kanye), “Jumpman” (Drake) and “Work” (Rihanna).

And while temps may be low in the Nordics, heart rates are surely not: Norway, Iceland and Sweden top the list for countries listening to workout playlists.

“Music can be a great motivator for working out, so long as it’s the right music,” says Spotify’s Trends Expert Shanon Cook. “Year after year, our listeners have made Eminem’s ‘Till I Collapse’ the most popular track to get sweaty to, so it’s pretty clear a message of endurance resonates with them.”

See below for a breakdown of workout trends on Spotify. Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast or exercise-averse, you’re bound to find some inspiration in the nearly 25 million playlists on Spotify. Check out the Workout category on Browse for more music to kick 2017 into high gear.


Top Workout Playlists

  1.    Dance Workout
  2.    Power Workout
  3.    Cardio
  4.    Para Entrenar
  5.    Workout Twerkout
  6.    Workout Remix
  7.    Latin Dance Cardio
  8.    Electro Workout
  9.    Workout
  10.    The Rock Workout


Top Workout Artists

  1.    Drake
  2.    Eminem
  3.    Kanye West
  4.    Rihanna
  5.    Calvin Harris
  6.    The Weeknd
  7.    The Chainsmokers
  8.    Beyoncé
  9.    Sia
  10.    David Guetta


Top Workout Songs

  1.    Eminem – “‘Till I Collapse”
  2.    Kanye West – “POWER”
  3.    Drake – “Jumpman”
  4.    The Chainsmokers – “Closer”
  5.    Calvin Harris –  “This is What You Came For”
  6.    Rihanna – “Work”
  7.    Sia – “Cheap Thrills”
  8.    The Weeknd – “Starboy”
  9.    Beyoncé – “7/11”
  10.    David Guetta – “Hey Mama”


Top Countries for Workout Music

  1.    Norway
  2.    Iceland
  3.    Sweden
  4.    Australia
  5.    Canada
  6.    Denmark
  7.    New Zealand
  8.    Ireland
  9.    Great Britain
  10.    United States