Spotify Breaks Down Its Most Streamed Artists, Songs and Albums

Drake and Ed Sheeran lead the way.

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To commemorate ten years of operation, Spotify has compiled a list of the platform’s most-streamed artists, songs and albums.

When it comes to artists, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Eminem, The Weeknd and Rihanna lead the way (in that order). Concerning songs, Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” holds the top spot, while Drake’s “One Dance,” The Chainsmokers and Halsey’s “Closer,” Post Malone and 21 Savage’s “Rockstar” and Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” round out the other slots in the top five list. Lastly, regarding albums, Ed Sheeran’s ÷, Justin Bieber’s Purpose, Drake’s Views, Ed Sheeran’s X and Post Malone’s Beerbongs & Bentleys fill the rankings (in that order). Notably, these figures represent a global breakdown and are not limited to any specific regional market.

You can check out the full breakdown of Spotify’s most-streamed songs, artists and albums below.

A few weeks ago, Spotify and Ancestry revealed their plans to create DNA-curated playlists together.

Most-Streamed Artists (In Order)
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Eminem
The Weeknd
Rihanna
Kanye West
Coldplay
Justin Bieber
Calvin Harris
Ariana Grande

Most-Streamed Songs (In Order)
Ed Sheeran – “Shape Of You’”
Drake – “One Dance”
The Chainsmokers – “Closer” f/ Halsey
Post Malone – “Rockstar” f/ 21 Savage
Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
Major Lazer and DJ Snake – “Lean On” f/ MØ
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee – “Despacito” (Remix) f/ Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber – “Love Yourself”
Justin Bieber – “Sorry”
The Chainsmokers – “Don’t Let Me Down”

Most-Streamed Albums (In Order)
Ed Sheeran – ÷
Justin Bieber – Purpose
Drake – Views
Ed Sheeran – X
Post Malone – Beerbongs & Bentleys
The Weeknd – Starboy
Drake – Scorpion
The Weeknd – Beauty Behind The Madness
Post Malone – Stoney
Kendrick Lamar – Damn

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