In a blog post earlier today Spotify released their Year in Music stats, revealing the most streamed artists and tracks on the music streaming platform for 2015.
And the biggest prize went to Drake, who was the most streamed artist of 2015 with over 1.8 billion streams from 46 million listeners. Rihanna was also the most streamed female of 2015 with over 1 billion streams from 57 million listeners, and Justin Bieber was revealed to have the most streams in a single day in all time with 36 million streams on November 13th.
You can read the full list below to see all of the top streams.
Most Streamed Artist of 2015: Drake
Drake is the world’s most streamed artist of 2015 with over 1.8 billion streams this year and 46 million listeners, beating Ed Sheeran, last year’s most streamed artist.
Most Streamed Female of 2015: Rihanna
With over 1 billion streams and 57 million listeners this year, Rihanna is 2015’s most streamed female artist.
Most Streams in a Single Day: Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber set a record with the most streams in a single day of all time with 36 million streams on November 13.
Most Streamed Song of 2015:Lean On (ft. MØ and DJ Snake) by Major Lazer
Spotify users listened to it over 540 million times this year. This popular track also ranks as the most streamed song of all time on Spotify.
Most Streamed Album of 2015: The Weeknd – Beauty Behind The Madness
The Weeknd’s 60 million listeners made Beauty Behind The Madness the most streamed album of the year. Drake’s If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late comes in at #2.
Most Streamed Artist of All Time: Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran is now the most streamed artist of all time on Spotify, with more than 3 billion streams to date, and with over 59 million listeners this year.
Breakout Artist of 2015: Kygo
Norwegian DJ and producer, Kygo, is crowned breakout artist of the year, becoming the first Spotlight artist to reach 1 billion streams, with hits including Firestone and Stole the Show.
Most Viral Track of 2015: Sugar (ft. Francesco Yates) by Robin Schulz
Robin Schulz’s Sugar (ft. Francesco Yates) is the most viral track of the year, appearing on Spotify’s Global Viral 50 chart 55 times this year. Drake’s Hotline Bling is #2.
Most Popular Playlist of 2015: Today’s Top Hits
Of Spotify’s 2 billion playlists, Today’s Top Hits was the most popular this year with close to 70 million hours of listening.
Most Musical Day of 2015:
June 19 was the biggest day for streams on Spotify in 2015.
You can also find out even more, with global play stats at the source link below.
Source: Spotify Blog