Good music is crucial to gamers.

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When you’re deep in the trenches, grinding your favorite game and getting that sweet loot, you’re going to need a good soundtrack. Now we know what gamer’s have been jamming the most in 2021.

Spotify recently announced at The Game Awards 2021 the top music gamers are listening to the most. Revealing the most popular tracks streamed last year on the PS4 and Xbox app.

Pop, rap and hip hop took center stage, with artists like Juice WRLD, Doja Cat, Billie Eillish and XXXtentacion taking the top spots. When it comes to the most streamed songs, “RAPSTAR” by Polo G, “MONTERO” by Lil Nas X, and “Mood” by 24kGoldn dominated gamers’ airwaves this year. Who’s tunes are going to help gamer’s level up next year? It’s anyone’s guess, but if it blows up on Tik Tok, it’ll probably make this list.

Here’s the full breakdown, provided by IGN:

Gamer’s Favorite Music 2021

Most Streamed Female Artists

Doja Cat
Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Dua Lipa
Olivia Rodrigo

Most Streamed Male Artists

Juice WRLD
Polo G
YoungBoy Never Broke Again

Most Streamed Tracks

“RAPSTAR” by Polo G
“MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” by Lil Nas X
“Mood” by 24kGoldn feat. iann dior
“INDUSTRY BABY” by Lil Nas X feat. Jack Harlow
“Calling My Phone” by 6LACK, Lil Tjay

Most Popular Podcasts

The Joe Rogan Experience
The Misfits Podcast
La Cotorrisa
Impaulsive with Logan Paul

With the addition of the Spotify app on consoles, jamming out while gaming has never been easier. Whether you’re looking for a hype playlist to click some heads, or some laid back beats to grind XP, there’s no shortage of groovy tunes to help you on you journey. What’s going to blow up next year? Our money is on trap, rap and hip-hop taking the top spots once again.

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