The complete year-end Replay experience from Apple Music is now available. While aspects of the personalized recap are accessible throughout the year, the company enhances its web interface for a more polished presentation during this season, providing users with a stylish platform to reflect on their 2023 listening patterns. Apple Music has also unveiled its Artist of the Year (the well-known Taylor Swift), along with subscribers’ top preferences across various categories.
If you’ve been tuned in to Apple Music this year, visit the Replay 2023 website, log into your account, and explore a comprehensive breakdown of your musical journey over the past 12 months. The summary covers your most-streamed artists, songs, albums, genres, playlists, and stations.
An additional feature is a highlight video encapsulating your music habits, which you can easily share with friends, and family, or on social platforms. Any noteworthy milestones, such as hitting 25,000 minutes of music listening, will be pinpointed, providing a specific timeframe for these achievements. According to Apple, Replay 2023 can also inform you if you rank among the top listeners of a particular artist.
Taylor Swift had a bustling year, and her Apple Music streams unsurprisingly mirror her activity. As the platform’s Artist of the Year, she achieved a notable feat with 65 songs entering the Global Daily Top 100, surpassing all other artists. The pop icon also claimed the title of the most-streamed artist on the platform in 2023, setting a record for the highest number of listeners in a single year. Meanwhile, Morgan Wallen’s “Last Night” secured the leading position on Apple Music’s Top Songs of 2023: Global list, marking the first country song to claim this spot since “Old Town Road” four years ago. “Last Night” also enjoyed the longest reign at number one on the service’s Global Daily Top 100 chart.
The appeal of world music has experienced a surgeon the platform. Nigerian breakout artist Rema secured the most Shazam’d song of the year with the Afrobeats track “Calm Down.” Additionally, “Idol” by J-Pop duo Yoasobi emerged as the most popular karaoke song using Apple Music’s Sing feature, securing the seventh spot on the year-end top songs chart. Another J-Pop track, “Subtitle” by Official Hige Dandism, accompanied it on the chart. Música Mexicana made a significant impact, with four tracks, including “Ella Baila Sola” by Peso Pluma and Eslabon Armado, “un x100to” by Grupo Frontera and Bad Bunny, “PRC” by Peso Pluma and Natanael Cano, and “Bebe Dame” by Fuerza Regida and Grupo Frontera, claiming spots on the top 20 global songs list.
Year-end retrospectives have gained popularity among streaming services, offering users a platform for self-expression and humor when sharing their musical tastes on social media. If recent years are any indication, it’s likely that Spotify and YouTube will unveil their own retrospectives in the coming days.