Drake Tops Spotify List Of Most Streamed Artists

drake6Canadian rapper Drake has added another impressive achievement to his already recording breaking year by becoming the most streamed Spotify artist of 2016. It is the second year in a row that Drake has taken the title, beating out competition from Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Kanye West.

Drake topped both the most streamed albums list with his record ‘Views’ and most streamed song list with ‘One Dance (feat. WizKid and Kyla)’. Rihanna took the top spot for the most streamed female artist while former One Direction singer Zayn became the most streamed newcomer of 2016.

Drake has broken a number of world records in 2016, including: the most American Music Awards nominations, longest running male artist on the Billboard 100, longest running UK number one download single and the most simultaneous Hot 100 hits.


Here is a complete list of Spotify’s most streamed artists of 2016:

Most Streamed Artists of 2016:
Drake
Justin Bieber
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots
Kanye West

Most Streamed Female Artists:
Rihanna
Ariana Grande
Sia
Adele
Fifth Harmony

Most Streamed Male Artists:
Drake
Justin Bieber
Twenty One Pilots
Kanye West
Coldplay

Most Streamed New Artists:
ZAYN
FRENSHIP
Anne-Marie
Madeintyo
Rob $tone

Most Streamed Tracks:
One Dance (feat. WizKid and Kyla) – Drake
I Took A Pill in Ibiza – Seeb Remix – Mike Posner
Don’t Let Me Down (feat. Daya) – The Chainsmokers
Work (feat. Drake) – Rihanna
Cheap Thrills – Sia

Most Streamed Albums:
Views – Drake
Purpose – Justin Bieber
ANTI – Rihanna
Blurryface – Twenty One Pilots
Beauty Behind The Madness – The Weeknd

Top Artists By Genre:
Classic Rock: The Beatles
Classical: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Country (New): Luke Bryan
Country (Old): Johnny Cash
EDM: The Chainsmokers
Emo: Panic! At The Disco
Hip Hop: Drake
Jazz: Nina Simone
Latin: Enrique Iglesias
Metal: Metallica
New Age: Enya
Pop: Drake
R&B: Rihanna
Reggae: Bob Marley & The Wailers
Reggaeton: Enrique Iglesias
Rock: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Soul: Michael Jackson

Photos: Getty

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