Just one day after unveiling the highly popular ‘Wrapped‘ feature, analysing the most played tracks and artists of individual Spotify accounts, the music streaming giants have now unveiled The Chainsmokers as one of the most popular artists of 2017.
Spotify has just released its year-end charts, presenting the most streamed songs, albums, and songs of 2017. And the EDM giants complete a Top 5, which also includes Drake, and Ed Sheeran; who dominates as the year’s most streamed artist on Spotify worldwide. With his success of “Shape Of You,” Spotify has given the honor of most streamed song and most streamed album to be Ed Sheeran this year.
Earlier this year, “Shape Of You” dethroned Drake’s “One Dance” as the most streamed Spotify song of all time. Check out the entire list of this year’s most streamed artists below.
Most Streamed Artists
Sheeran leads with over 6.3 billion streams this year, dethroning Drake who took the top spot in 2015 and 2016. Drake is the only top 5 artist carried over from last year.
Most Streamed Female Artists
Most Streamed Male Artists
Top Five Breakout Artists
Most Streamed Groups
Most Streamed Tracks
“Shape of You” – Ed Sheeran
“Despacito” (remix) – Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber
“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee
“Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
“I’m the One” – DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne
Most Streamed Albums
“Divide” – Ed Sheeran
“More Life” – Drake
“DAMN.” – Kendrick Lamar
“Starboy” – The Weeknd
“Stoney” – Post Malone
Emerging 2017 Genres:
Melodic Power Metal
Chaotic Black Metal