Tastebuds Most Popular ArtistsWe’ve built a ton of music features into the Tastebuds community- some you may know, some you may have missed – ALL of them are there to help you meet people who share your music tastes and highlight your own tastes too. So we’re pointing out a few:

FIRST UP: Most Popular Artists

Thousands of artists are added to Tastebuds user profiles every day – new, old, current, iconic – check out Tastebuds in Numbers, you’ll see Tastebuds user profiles feature more than 204,000 bands!

You know your music taste says a lot about you – we think the music tastes of our users says a lot about Tastebuds, and we have a Most Popular Artists chart to prove it.

This chart’s been tracking the top acts added to Tastebuds user profiles since we started and is updated in real time as they’re added.

At the Top

1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Muse
4. Coldplay
5. Nirvana
6. Pink Floyd
7. Red Hot Chili Peppers
8. The Killers
9. Daft Punk
10. Foo Fighters

Further Down

241. Marvin Gaye
242. A Tribe Called Quest
243. Miike Snow
244. Tenacious D
245. Notorious B.I.G.
246. Pavement
247. M.I.A.
248. Temper Trap
249. The Police
250. Cut Copy


Check out the full Tastebuds Top 250 chart at Most Popular Artists.

This seems to be pretty spot on with new additions too – looking at the Top 10 artists added to profiles since Jan 2013:

1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. Nirvana
5. Red Hot Chili Peppers
6. Coldplay
7. Foo Fighters
8. Daft Punk
9. Muse
10. The Strokes

The Strokes

Although with fans of The Strokes elbowing out The Killers…

You might have spotted a “Top 8 Favourite Artists” section in your profile too – our taste algorithm weights the artists you mention here more heavily to help find you better matches, so make sure you add them through the “profile” tab of your Tastebuds dashboard.

These are the Top 10 from 2013 so far:

1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. Arctic Monkeys
5. Led Zeppelin
6. The Smiths
7. Foo Fighters
8. Nirvana
9. Coldplay
10. The Black Keys

Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys, Led Zeppelin & The Black Keys breaking the Top 10 – click on the artist names to find their fans on Tastebuds – and make sure you fill in your own too!