Top Spotify  most-streamed artists and songs of the decade


Spotify has revealed its biggest artists and songs of the last decade, with Drake and Ed Sheeran coming in as the most-streamed acts of the 2010s.

Drake and Sheeran hold the Number 1 and Number 2 spots respectively as the streaming platform’s most-listened-to acts of the last 10 years. They’re followed by Post Malone, Ariana

On the most-streamed tracks run-down, Sheeran takes the crown from Drake due to ‘Shape Of You’ clocking up a whopping 2.4 billion streams, overtaking the 1.7 billion hits held by the Canadian artist’s ‘One Dance’.

Here are the music charts in full.

Most-streamed artists of the decade

  1. Drake
  2. Ed Sheeran
  3. Post Malone
  4. Ariana Grande
  5. Eminem

Most-streamed tracks of the decade

  1. Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
  2. One Dance – Drake, Kyla, WizKid
  3. rockstar (featuring 21 Savage) – 21 Savage, Post Malone
  4. Closer – Halsey, The Chainsmokers
  5. Thinking out Loud – Ed Sheeran

Most-streamed artists of 2019

1. Post Malone
2. Billie Eilish
3. Ariana Grande
4. Ed Sheeran
5. Bad Bunny

Most-streamed tracks of 2019

1. Señorita – Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes
2. Bad Guy – Billie Eilish
3. Sunflower – Post Malone, Swae Lee
4. 7 Rings – Ariana Grande
5. Old Town Road — Remix – Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus

The end-of-decade charts are presumably skewed towards more recent songs because of the growth in Spotify’s user-base. The service had just 7 million users in 2009, but now boasts 248 million monthly active users, of which 113 million are paid, subscribers.

Later this week, Spotify will unveil the latest incarnation of its “Spotify Wrapped”feature, allowing users to generate a personalized breakdown of the music they listened to in 2019.

Other streaming services, including Apple Music and Amazon Music, are expected to reveal their own data later this month.



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