ACL Fest: Charting the most popular artists, according to Spotify

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Chance the Rapper is the most popular artist performing at the Austin City Limits Music Festival, at least according to Spotify data.

The streaming service provides a popularity rating for artists on a 0-100 scale.

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Chance the Rapper’s rating edges out Martin Garrix, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Jay-Z, whose popularity score may skewed because his latest album is not on Spotify.

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Charting popularity scores against the festival schedule reveals an upward trend as big-name artists take the stage in the evenings. Colors represent the performance stage.

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