2017 was another big year for streaming giants. Spotify shared their list for most streamed artists of the year with Ed Sheeran leading the way.  Rihanna was the Queen on the female side coming in at number 1 as the most streamed artists and didn’t even drop an album, very impressive. Drake & Kendrick Lamar also made the top 5 and Coldplay leading the group category. Check out the most popular list above and the full list below. 

Most Streamed Artists:
1. Ed Sheeran
2. Drake
3. The Weeknd
4. Kendrick Lamar
5. The Chainsmokers
Most Streamed Female Artists:
1. Rihanna
2. Taylor Swift
3. Selena Gomez
4. Ariana Grande
5. Sia
Most Streamed Male Artists:
1. Ed Sheeran
2. Drake
3. The Weeknd
4. Kendrick Lamar
5. Daddy Yankee
Top Five Breakout Artists:
1. Camila Cabello
2. Harry Styles
3. Liam Payne
4. Lil Pump
5. Trippie Redd
Most Streamed Groups:
1.coldplay
2. Imagine Dragons
3. Maroon 5
4. Linkin Park
5. Migos
Most Streamed Tracks:
1. Ed Sheeran — “Shape Of You”
2. Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Feat. Justin Bieber — “Despacito (Remix)”
3. Luis Fonsi Feat. Daddy Yankee — “Despacito”
4. The Chainsmokers & Coldplay — “Something Just Like This”
5. Dj Khaled Feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne — “I’m The One”
Most Streamed Albums:
1. Ed Sheeran — Divide
2. Drake — More Life
3. Kendrick Lamar — Damn.
4. The Weeknd — Starboy
5. Post Malone — Stoney
Emerging 2017 Genres:
1. Melodic Power Metal
2. Chaotic Black Metal
3. Chillhop
4. Trap Latino
5. Future Funk
6. Jumpstyle
7. Serialism
8. Cinematic Dubstep
9. Vintage Swoon
10. Gamecore
Most Musical Day 2017:
June 13, 2017 (Measured By Most Streams Per User)

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