Spotify’s 2017 Most-Streamed List

December 13, 2017

Spotify have released their Most-Streamed List for 2017.

Ed Sheeran topped the most-streams on Spotify 2017 with 6.3 billion streams, was Spotify’s biggest album of the year with Divide which was streamed 3.1 billion times and also held the top song with Shape of You which was logged at 1.4 billion streams! As well as this, Ed Sheeran was awarded a few days ago an MBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace for his services to music and charity work. He also hit #1 in the UK for his song “Perfect” 9 months after it entered at #4 in March. This is just a few of many achievements Ed Sheeran has had in the last year!

It’s also een a big year for artists such as Kendrick Lamar, who scored himself a total of 7 GRAMMY nominations for 2018, including Album of the Year, Record Of The Year, Best Rap Performance, Best Rap/Sung Performance, Best Rap Song, Best Rap Album and Best Music Video.

Also Drake was recently featured on Forbes’ highest paid-musicians of 2017 list who came in at #3 earning $94 million for the year.

See below for Spotify’s most-streamed list.

Most Streamed Artists 

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

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 

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

Most Streamed Tracks 

  1. “Shape of You” – Ed Sheeran
  2. “Despacito” – Remix – Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber
  3. “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee
  4. “Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
  5. “I’m the One” – DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne

Most Streamed Albums 

  1. Divide – Ed Sheeran
  2. More Life – Drake
  3. DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar
  4. Starboy – The Weeknd
  5. Stoney – Post Malone


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