Drake And Rihanna Are The 2016 King And Queen Of Spotify

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Drake had the most streams over any artist this year.

For the second year in a row, Drizzy can say he’s top dog on the streaming platform (despite his allegiance with Apple Music). He is the No. 1 artist on Spotify’s ~tops~ list with more than 4.7 billion streams – more than double what he pulled in in 2015 (1.8 billion).

This feat trickled over into the Top Albums list – Views topped out at 2.45 billion streams.

His song “One Dance,” you guessed it, clocked in at No. 1 on the Top Songs chart with 970 million streams. According to Fortune, “the song is now the most popular ever on the streaming service.”

Drake’s Views was the most-streamed album this year with 2.45 billion steams. His song “One Dance” also topped the charts, with 970 million streams.

“Drake has been unstoppable this year—he’s a true global superstar,” Spotify’s chief content & chief strategy officer, Stefan Blom, said in a statement. “With the top album and the top song this year, as well as his successful Summer Sixteen tour, Drake continues to engage his fans in a way that only Drake can; it’s no surprise he is dominating the music industry.”

Justin Bieber comes in at No. 2 on the Top Artists chart, followed by Rihanna (who’s the top female) at No. 3, then twenty one pilots, Kanye West, Coldplay, The Chainsmokers and Nicki Minaj, Sia, Major Lazer and The Weeknd respectively.

Put on a pair of headphones and enjoy the most streamed music of the year below:



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