Decade of Discovery: Spotify Unveils the Most Streamed Artists Ever

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Spotify has shared a decade of data which reveals the most-streamed artists and tracks on the platform.

Spotify is celebrating it's 10th anniversary this month. To mark the occasion, the streaming giant has shared a decade of data which reveals the most-streamed artists and tracks on the platform.

It is no surprise that Drake sits on the top spot, above Ed Sheeran, Eminem and the Weeknd. The influential role that huge single releases have played in the past 10 years comes to the fore as we move further down the list, with Coldplay, Arianne Grande and Calvin Harris also making the Top 10.

Bieber has picked up the most number of features on the most-streamed songs list, with "Love Yourself" and "Sorry", despite not making the top 5. "Shape of You" sits on the top of this list, followed by Drake's "One Dance", the Chainsmokers' "Closer," and Post Malone's "Rockstar."

Decade of Discovery: Spotify Unveils the Most Streamed Artists Ever

Check out Spotify's full lists below.

Top-streamed artists of all time:
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Eminem
The Weeknd
Rihanna
Kanye West
Coldplay
Justin Bieber
Calvin Harris
Ariana Grande

Most-streamed songs of all time:
Ed Sheeran – “Shape Of You'”
Drake – “One Dance”
The Chainsmokers – “Closer” f/ Halsey
Post Malone – “Rockstar” f/ 21 Savage
Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
Major Lazer and DJ Snake – “Lean On” f/ MØ
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee – “Despacito" (Remix) f/ Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber – “Love Yourself”
Justin Bieber – “Sorry”
The Chainsmokers – “Don't Let Me Down”

Most-streamed albums globally:
Ed Sheeran – ÷
Justin Bieber – Purpose
Drake – Views
Ed Sheeran – x
Post Malone – beerbongs & bentleys
The Weeknd – Starboy
Drake – Scorpion
The Weeknd – Beauty Behind The Madness
Post Malone – Stoney
Kendrick Lamar – Damn

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