The Most Popular Song From ‘Hamilton,’ According to the Number of Plays on Spotify
This is an award-winning musical, with plenty of fan-favorite songs available on streaming platforms like Spotify. The most popular songs from Hamilton are, for the most part, included in the first half of the show, as well as being included in the Disney+ exclusive recording of the Broadway stage production.
‘My Shot’ has over 120 million plays on Spotify
With over two hours in this show and two acts, there are plenty of songs available for listening to on Spotify. One of the most popular songs in this production features the main character, Alexander Hamilton (Lin-Manuel Miranda,) and some of his closest friends. This is the song where they introduce themselves to the audience.
Although they might have humble beginnings, they’re not throwing away their shot, that’s for sure. “My Shot,” which predominantly features Lin-Manuel Miranda, has over 120 million plays on Spotify.
‘Satisfied’ has over 115 million plays on the streaming platform
Another popular song from the Hamilton soundtrack features Angelica Schuyler (Renée Elise Goldsberry) as the main performer. Since its premiere on Spotify, “Satisfied” earned well over a million plays, making it one of the most popular songs from the musical.
This song tells the story of the eldest Schuyler sister, Angelica Schuyler, and her version of what happened the night she met Hamilton. (Spoiler alert: it’s a much different story than how Eliza sees it.)
The song with the most streams is ‘Alexander Hamilton’
With over 140 million plays, the most popular song in this musical is the opening number, titled “Alexander Hamilton.” In this, fans are first introduced to the immigrant orphan, Alexander Hamilton, as he’s first starting out in school.
Fans learn about other characters in the musical, including George Washington who trusted him and Aaron Burr who shot him.
Other hits from the soundtrack with over 100 million plays include “The Schuyler Sisters” and “You’ll Be Back,” the latter being performed by Frozen’s actor, Jonathan Groff. Fans can see these songs performed live by the original cast thanks to a new release on Disney’s streaming platform, Disney+.
Other songs from ‘Hamilton’ are available for streaming on Spotify, while the musical is available on Disney+
Fans can listen to the Hamilton cast on streaming platforms like Apple Music and Spotify. However, as of recently, a recording of the actual musical joined the Disney+ library. This exclusive gives viewers the “best seat in the house,” as well as access to interviews and a new trailer.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s stage production of Hamilton is now available on Disney’s streaming platform, as are musicals like The Sound of Music, Annie, and Newsies. To learn more about Disney+ and to subscribe, visit their website.