Drake Is Spotify’s Most-Streamed Artist In 2015

blame it on Patrick Glynn December 1, 2015

Tuesday morning, Spotify announced their Year In Review list, naming Drake the top streaming artist with 1.8 billion streams with 87 million listeners.

Spotify also revealed Rihanna as the top female being streamed on it’s service with over a billion streams, The Weeknd’s Beauty Behind the Madness as the top album and Major Lazer’s “Lean On” as the most stream song with 540 million plays.

There isn’t much surprise here with Drake, though. This is what happens when Taylor Swift takes everything off the streaming surface paired with Drizzy dropping two albums (If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late & What A Time To Be Alive) and the summer’s hottest single (“Hotline Bling“).

Check some other top 5 lists below, including U.S.-specific and global lists.

Top Five Albums in the U.S.

  1. If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late – Drake
  2. Beauty Behind The Madness – The Weeknd
  3. Fetty Wap – Fetty Wap
  4. Dark Sky Paradise – Big Sean
  5. SremmLife – Rae Sremmurd

Top Five Tracks in the U.S.

  1. Trap Queen – Fetty Wap
  2. The Hills – The Weeknd
  3. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) – The Weeknd
  4. Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson
  5. Lean On (feat. MØ & DJ Snake) – Major Lazer

Top Five Global Males

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

Top Five Global Females

  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 (feat. Charlie Puth) – Wiz Khalifa
  5. Love Me Like You Do – From “Fifty Shades Of Grey” – Ellie Goulding