The rapper is the most streamed artist of the decade and in Spotify history. The platform, launched in 2008, unveiled the list of the most streamed artists on its platform. Drake finished at the top of the podium, followed by Ed Sheeran, Eminem and The Weeknd.
Only two women are in the top 10, Rihanna and Arianna Grande. Note the notable absence of Beyoncé or Taylor Swift, which for the last one is mainly due to her boycott of the platform for the past three years. Beyoncé favors Tidal, bought by her husband Jay-Z. Kanye West, Coldplay, Justin Bieber and Calvin Harris make it to the top 10
With more than 50 million streams per month, Drake is also the most streamed artist on a monthly basis. However, Ed Sheeran’s Divide remains Spotify’s most-streamed album in ten years, with Justin Bieber’s coming second with Purpose, while Drake’s Views ranks “only” third. Drake’s song “One Dance” also ranks second behind Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You”.
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