Drake “One Dance” Was The Biggest Song In The World In 2016

blame it on Meka May 3, 2017

Beyoncé may have had the biggest (physical) selling album of 2016, but Drake had the year’s biggest song.

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry’S (IFPI) Global Music Report released its annual State Of The Industry today (May 3rd). In it, the Report revealed the music industry’s global top 10 — Drake, Prince, David Bowie, Rihanna, The Weeknd, Beyoncé, Justin Bieber and so forth), and revealed that global revenue growth has actually increased nearly 6%, thanks to a whopping 60% growth in streaming revenue (however, both physical and download revenue is down across the board).

The Report also listed the Global Top 10 Digital singles of the year, and Drake’s “One Dance” topped the list with 12.5 million sales. The next closest, Justin Bieber’s “Sorry,” raked in 11.7 million. Rihanna’s “Work” came in at No. 6 with 10.6 million.

Drake is hoping that his “playlist” More Life does the same, as the album has already surpassed one billion streams.

The Global Music Report can be viewed in its entirety here.