See the list of most streamed Spotify artists in 2017

has compiled a list streaming superlatives, spotlighting the artists that were most frequently streamed in 2017. The music platform’s year-end charts account for the most-streamed artists, top five breakout artists, most-streamed groups, tracks, and albums, and emerging 2017 genres, among other categories. sits pretty atop Spotify’s most-streamed song section for “Shape Of You,” likewise claiming the number one spot in the most streamed album for “Divide.” The full list ‘most-streamed’ declarations appears below.

Most-Streamed Artists
Sheeran leads with more than 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.
Ed Sheeran
Drake
The Weeknd
Kendrick Lamar
The Chainsmokers

Most-Streamed Female Artists

For the third year in the row, Rihanna takes home the title most-streamed female artist.
Rihanna
Taylor Swift
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Sia

Most-Streamed Male Artists
Sheeran dominates, but for the first time Daddy Yankee claims a spot in the Top Five Most-Streamed Male Artists list.
Ed Sheeran
Drake
The Weeknd
Kendrick Lamar
Daddy Yankee

Top Five Breakout Artists
2017 was a big year for artists in groups breaking out on their own to go solo: Fifth Harmony’s Camila Cabello and One Direction’s Harry Styles and Liam Payne hit it big on their own as the top 3 breakout artists the year.
Camila Cabello
Harry Styles
Liam Payne
Lil Pump
Trippie Redd

Most-Streamed Groups
Coldplay’s collaboration with The Chainsmokers on “Something Just Like This” put them at the top the groups list.
Coldplay
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Linkin Park
Migos

Most-Streamed Tracks
“Shape You” – Ed Sheeran
“Despacito” (remix) – Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee ft Justin Bieber
“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee
“Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
“I’m the One” – DJ Khaled ft 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
Chillhop
Trap Latino
Future Funk
Jumpstyle
Serialism
Cinematic Dubstep
Vintage Swoon
Gamecore

U.S. ONLY

Top Five Artists in U.S.
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Future
Ed Sheeran
The Weeknd

Top Five Females in U.S.
Rihanna
Taylor Swift
Nicki Minaj
Ariana Grande
Halsey

Top Five Males in U.S.
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Future
Ed Sheeran
The Weeknd

Top Five Tracks in the U.S.
“HUMBLE.” – Kendrick Lamar
“XO TOUR Llif3” – Lil Uzi Vert
“Shape You” – Ed Sheeran
“Congratulations” – Post Malone
“Despacito” (remix) – Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee ft Justin Bieber

Top Five Albums in the U.S.
“DAMN.” – Kendrick Lamar
“More Life” – Drake
“Stoney” – Post Malone
“Starboy” – The Weeknd
“Divide” – Ed Sheeran

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