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Rihanna, Drake, Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande are some of the most streamed artists in the world.

Spotify have unveiled their annual rundown of the most streamed songs and artists and apparently people have been whiling away the agonizing wait for ‘ANTI’ by reliving some of Rihanna’s classics. Coming in at the top of the Global Female Artists list, Rih blows away Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé who all trail behind her in the top 5.

Drake pips Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd to the post and claims the crown for Top Global Male artist. Major Lazer’s “Lean On” and OMI’s ubiquitous “Cheerleader” were the most streamed tracks this year and The Weeknd has the most streamed album with ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’.

Check out the full lists here:

Top Five Global Artists / Top Five Global Male Artists

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

​Top Five Global Female Artists

1. Rihanna
2. Ariana Grande
3. Nicki Minaj
4. Beyoncé
5. Ellie Goulding

Top Five Global Tracks

1. “Lean On” (feat. MØ & DJ Snake) – Major Lazer
2. “Cheerleader” – Felix Jaehn Remix Radio Edit – OMI
3. “Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson
4. “See You Again” (ft. Charlie Puth) – Wiz Khalifa
5. “Love Me Like You Do” – Ellie Goulding

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

Who have you been streaming this year?