Here are the most streamed artists of 2017 on Spotify!

By WalterFanucci

Well, seeing as 2017 is soon going to come to an end, those over at Spotify have decided to unveil which have been their most streamed artists, albums, tracks, etc. the year. The most streamed artist 2017 is none other than Ed Sheeran, who has had over 6.3 billion streams over the past 12 months. He is soon followed by Drake, The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar and our very own The Chainsmokers.

If you want to see what other artists, albums or tracks were the most popular on Spotify this year, then make sure to take a look below!

Most Streamed Artists

Sheeran leads with over 6.3 billion streams this year, dethroning Drake who took the top spot in 2015 and 2016. Drake is the only top 5 artist carried over from last year.

  • Ed Sheeran
  • Drake
  • The Weeknd
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • The Chainsmokers

Most Streamed Female Artists

For the third year in the row, Rihanna takes home the title most streamed female artist.

  • Rihanna
  • Taylor Swift
  • Selena Gomez
  • Ariana Grande
  • Sia

Most Streamed Male Artists

Sheeran dominates, but for the first time, Daddy Yankee claims a spot in the Top Five Most Streamed Male Artists list.

  • Ed Sheeran
  • Drake
  • The Weeknd
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Daddy Yankee

Top Five Breakout Artists

2017 was a big year for artists in groups breaking out on their own to go solo: Fifth Harmony’s Camila Cabello and One Direction’s Harry Styles and Liam Payne hit it big on their own as the top 3 breakout artists the year.

  • Camila Cabello
  • Harry Styles
  • Liam Payne
  • Lil Pump
  • Trippie Redd

Most Streamed Groups

Coldplay’s collaboration with The Chainsmokers on “Something Just Like This” put them at the top the group’s list.

  • Coldplay
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Maroon 5
  • Linkin Park
  • Migos

Most Streamed Tracks

  • “Shape You” – Ed Sheeran
  • “Despacito” (remix) – Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber
  • “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee
  • “Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
  • “I’m the One” – DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne

Most Streamed Albums

  • Divide – Ed Sheeran
  • More Life – Drake
  • DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar
  • Starboy – The Weeknd
  • Stoney – Post Malone
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