See the most-streamed Spotify artists of 2017 [Full List]

Spotify has compiled a list of streaming superlatives, spotlighting the artists that were most frequently streamed in 2017. The music platform’s year-end charts account for the most-streamed artists, top five breakout artists, most-streamed groups, tracks, and albums, and emerging 2017 genres, among other categories. Ed Sheeran sits pretty atop Spotify’s most-streamed song section for “Shape Of You,” likewise claiming the number one spot in the most streamed album for “Divide.” The full list of ‘most-streamed’ declarations appears below.

Most-Streamed Artists
Sheeran leads with more than 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
The Weeknd
Kendrick Lamar
The Chainsmokers

Most-Streamed Female Artists

For the third year in the row, Rihanna takes home the title of most-streamed female artist.
Taylor Swift
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande

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
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 of 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 of the groups list.
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Linkin Park

Most-Streamed Tracks
“Shape of You” – Ed Sheeran
“Despacito” (remix) – Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee ft Justin Bieber
“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee
“Something Just Like This” – ...

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