A List Of Spotify’s Most Streamed Artists In 2016

Find out who's the most streamed artist

As the year comes to a close, Spotify has revealed some really interesting facts about who has been listened to the most on the streaming platform.

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Drake was the most streamed artist of the year, with over 4.7 billion listens. He’s also the most streamed artist in Spotify history, with 8.7 billion streams.

Drake’s peers in the top five aren’t terribly surprising: Justin Bieber came in at second, while Rihanna, Twenty One Pilots, and Kanye West pull the third, fourth, and fifth spots, respectively.

A List Of Spotify's Most Streamed Artists In 2016: spotify

Source: Spotify

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The top five streamed albums of the year are identical to the current chart, with one exception: The Weeknd’s Beauty Behind the Madness took fifth place, edging out Kanye West.

Spotify is certainly reflecting the popular success these artists and their music had this year. The 2016 roundup post has some even more detailed stats you can check out here.

What did you listen to the most this year? Let us know in the comments below!

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