Top 200 Spotify artists during Covid-19 lockdown

Ranking based on a Bayesian average of how many of each artist's songs I added to my likes compared to how many of their songs I listened to, from February 2020 to May 2021. Same artists on a 2D map using multidimensional scaling and artist similarity data.

  1. Yin Yin
  2. Hoodna Orchestra
  3. Chicha Libre
  4. The Bongolian
  5. The Sorcerers
  6. Hugo Kant
  7. The Dolly Rocker Movement
  8. Lemon Jelly
  9. Jungle By Night
  10. Sven Wunder
  11. Xploding Plastix
  12. The Spy From Cairo
  13. La Caravane Passe
  14. Moderator
  15. Degiheugi
  16. Lefties Soul Connection
  17. Skeewiff
  18. Orange Blossom
  19. Deyosan
  20. I Monster
  21. L'Attirail
  22. Agrupacion Ilegal Los Imparciales
  23. Orchestre du Montplaisant
  24. Blockhead
  25. Bixiga 70
  26. Anbessa Orchestra
  27. Combustible Edison
  28. Klezmerson
  29. The Budos Band
  30. Graham Mushnik
  31. Gogol Bordello
  32. Black Flower
  33. Quantic
  34. Akalé Wubé
  35. Cyril Cyril
  36. Anakronic Electro Orkestra
  37. Chinese Man
  38. Pepe Deluxe
  39. Moriarty
  40. Guess What
  41. DakhaBrakha
  42. The Electric Peanut Butter Company
  43. Snapped Ankles
  44. Ratatat
  45. Chris Joss
  46. The Bombillas
  47. Brian Witzig
  48. Prekmurski Kavbojci
  49. Adrian Raso
  50. Firewater
  51. Beats Antique
  52. Calexico
  53. Free the Robots
  54. Hidria Spacefolk
  55. Boban i Marko Markovic Orkestar
  56. The Crooked Spoke
  57. Karl Hector
  58. Kava Kon
  59. Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra
  60. Clutchy Hopkins
  61. Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
  62. Waldeck
  63. Jethro Tull
  64. Sunday Driver
  65. Mich Gerber
  66. Kid Loco
  67. La Femme
  68. The Fiery Furnaces
  69. Cosmic Analog Ensemble
  70. The Bombay Royale
  71. Beastie Boys
  72. Ayyuka
  73. Man Man
  74. Frente Cumbiero
  75. Carmen Maria Vega
  76. The Prodigy
  77. Kerekes Band
  78. Karl Hector & The Malcouns
  79. Slackwax
  80. Big Boss Man
  81. Mukta
  82. Georges Brassens
  83. The Claypool Lennon Delirium
  84. Lhasa De Sela
  85. Goat
  86. Terror/Cactus
  87. Onda Vaga
  88. Limousine
  89. Ouzo Bazooka
  90. Boogie Belgique
  91. Hazmat Modine
  92. The Tiger Lillies
  93. The Peculiar Pretzelmen
  94. Kutiman
  95. Axel Krygier
  96. Guerilla Toss
  97. American Murder Song
  98. Yom
  99. Gal Costa
  100. Proleter
  101. Public Service Broadcasting
  102. Dijf Sanders
  103. Ska Cubano
  104. Calibro 35
  105. Battles
  106. Michel Polnareff
  107. The Natural Yogurt Band
  108. The Murder City Devils
  109. Menahan Street Band
  110. Satan's Pilgrims
  111. Gotan Project
  112. Cheveu
  113. Moloko
  114. Club des Belugas
  115. Ìxtahuele
  116. Jimmy McGriff
  117. assurd
  118. Felix Kubin
  119. Mulatu Astatke
  120. Malian Musicians
  121. El Michels Affair
  122. Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
  123. Al-Qasar
  124. Alan Moorhouse
  125. Figueroa
  126. Air
  127. Hidden Orchestra
  128. Municipale Balcanica
  129. Nicola Conte
  130. The Transgressors
  131. Ott
  132. Erik Sumo
  133. Shawn Lee
  134. Morcheeba
  135. Kit Sebastian
  136. Dengue Fever
  137. Julie Driscoll
  138. Moon Hooch
  139. Cal Tjader
  140. Besh o droM
  141. Opa Cupa
  142. The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band
  143. Portishead
  144. Danger Mouse
  145. Honeyfeet
  146. Rage Against The Machine
  147. Compro Oro
  148. De Staat
  149. Swans
  150. Ikebe Shakedown
  151. 17 Hippies
  152. Urban Dance Squad
  153. Rupa & the April Fishes
  154. Péroké
  155. Alan Hawkshaw
  156. The Ukrainians
  157. Barcelona Gipsy Klezmer Orchestra
  158. Fred Pallem
  159. Messer Chups
  160. Dokkerman & the Turkeying Fellaz
  161. Jojo Effect
  162. Caravan Palace
  163. Piero Piccioni
  164. Deltron 3030
  165. Pornophonique
  166. DeVotchKa
  167. Señor Coconut
  168. Amsterdam Klezmer Band
  169. Green Onions Booker T. & The M.G.s
  170. The Mohawks
  171. The Herbaliser
  172. OMFO
  173. The Architect
  174. King Paris
  175. Manu Chao
  176. Debo Band
  177. Les doigts de l'homme
  178. Tommy Guerrero
  179. Äl Jawala
  180. Lalalar
  181. Kristi Stassinopoulou
  182. Hailu Mergia
  183. Jackie Mittoo
  184. Yann Tiersen
  185. The Comet Is Coming
  186. Les Claypool's Duo De Twang
  187. DVA
  188. Gitkin
  189. Kultur Shock
  190. The Dø
  191. Man Or Astro-Man?
  192. Stereo Total
  193. Wax Tailor
  194. Bratsch
  195. Yat-Kha
  196. R.L. Burnside
  197. Thee Oh Sees
  198. Placebo
  199. Ananda Shankar
  200. The Electric Swing Circus