Ed Sheeran Leads Spotify List of Most-Streamed Artists

Ed Sheeran Leads Spotify List of Most-Streamed Artists Photo: AP photo

December 05, 2017 05:02 PM

Ed Sheeran tops the charts when it comes to the most streamed artists of 2017.

That's according to numbers released by Spotify Tuesday in its Year in Music lists.

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With 6.3 billion streams this year, Sheeran holds the top spot ahead of second place Drake, who led the list in both 2015 and 2016. Sheeran's 'Divide' was the most streamed album of the year with 3.1 billion streams.

His song 'Shape of You' is the most-streamed song all-time on Spotify with over 1.4 billion streams.

The full list:

  1. Ed Sheeran
  2. Drake
  3. The Weeknd
  4. Kendrick Lamar
  5. The Chainsmokers.

Most streamed female artists:

  1. Rihanna
  2. Taylor Swift
  3. Selena Gomez
  4. Ariana Grande
  5. Sia.

Most streamed male artists:

  1. Ed Sheeran
  2. Drake
  3. The Weeknd
  4. Kendrick Lamar
  5. Daddy Yankee

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Frank Rajkowski

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