Spotify Names It’s Most Popular Artists, Songs & Albums of 2017

You know what time it is. It’s about that time for the end-of-year wrap ups and Spotify has put out their own graphic concerning their platform. They have broken down numerous categories to show which albums, artists and songs dominated streaming this year and the results might not surprise you.

Ed Sheeran was the undisputed winner in 2017, being the most streamed artist and having the most streamed album. Not to mention the most streamed song.

But Drake was not far behind.

Kendrick Lamar also held things down, making the Top 5 in “Most Streamed Artist” and “Most Streamed Album” categories, as well as “Most Streamed Male Artist.”

Others who made the cut also include Rihanna, The Weekend, DJ Khaled, and Post Malone.

You can take a look at some of the categories in the graphic above or more of a breakdown below, including “Most Streamed Groups” and “Emerging Genres”.

Most Streamed Artists
1. Ed Sheeran
2. Drake
3. The Weeknd
4. Kendrick Lamar
5. The Chainsmokers

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

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
2. Imagine Dragons
3. Maroon 5
4. Linkin Park
5. Migos

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

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