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Drake Is Spotify’s 2015 Most Streamed Artist In The World

Today Spotify revealed the results for their annual ‘ Year In Music’ lists which show us the most popular artists and songs in music. Topping the list of most streamed artist in the world this year is the 6 God himself, Drake.

This year Drake garnered over 1.8 billions streams and 46 million listeners. Drake is the top male streamed artist with The Weeknd and Kanye West following behind him. In addition, his mixtape ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’ is the  top streamed album in the U.S. and second most-streamed globally. “Hotline Bling” also comes in at #2 in the ‘Top Viral Tracks Of The Year’ both globally and in the U.S.

According to Spotify:

“This year, more music was listened to by more music fans than ever before around the world, with over 75 million listeners enjoying over 20 billion hours of music and with over 2 billion playlists now created. Fans also discovered more new music and artists this year: streams of Spotify’s Discover Weekly personalised playlists, which are refreshed to Spotify users every Monday, reached 1.7 billion streams in 5 months.”

View both the global and U.S. results below.

 

Global Results

Top Five Global Artists

  1. Drake
  2. Ed Sheeran
  3. The Weeknd
  4. Maroon 5
  5. Kanye West

Top Five Global Males

  1. Drake
  2. Ed Sheeran
  3. The Weeknd
  4. Maroon 5
  5. Kanye West

Top Five Global Albums

  1. Beauty Behind The Madness – The Weeknd
  2. If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late – Drake
  3. Peace Is The Mission – Major Lazer
  4. Stories – Avicii
  5. Title – Meghan Trainor

Top Five Global Viral Tracks

  1. Sugar (feat. Francesco Yates) – Robin Schulz
  2. Hotline Bling – Drake
  3. Ain’t Nobody (Loves Me Better) – Felix Jaehn
  4.    Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
  5. Here – Alessia Cara

 

 

Top Five Artists in U.S.

  1. Drake
  2. The Weeknd
  3. Kanye West
  4. Ed Sheeran
  5. Eminem

 

Top Five Males in U.S.

  1. Drake
  2. The Weeknd
  3. Kanye West
  4. Ed Sheeran
  5. Eminem

Top Five Albums in the U.S.

  1. If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late – Drake
  2. Beauty Behind The Madness – The Weeknd
  3. Fetty Wap – Fetty Wap
  4. Dark Sky Paradise – Big Sean
  5. SremmLife – Rae Sremmurd

 

Top Five Viral Tracks in the U.S.

  1. Here – Alessia Cara
  2. Hotline Bling – Drake
  3. Sugar (feat. Francesco Yates) – Robin Schulz
  4. Ex’s & Oh’s – Elle King
  5. Sunday Candy – Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment (tied for 4th place)

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