Drake Is Named Spotify’s Most Streamed Global Artist In 2015

If you’re streaming this, it’s too late.

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Today is December 1, so prepare yourself for the avalanche of year-end recaps that will consume the next few weeks. Spotify struck first with some data summarizing 2015 in streaming. With 1.8 billion streams and 46 million listeners globally, Drake dominated 2015. Other impressive performances (worldwide): Justin Bieber, who earned the most clicks in a single day (36 million), Major Lazer—"Lean On" was listened to more times than any other single (540 million)—and the Weeknd, whose Beauty Behind The Madness took the crown for most played album.

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Spotify shared some additional information about U.S. listening habits which you can check out below. Revisit Drake's FADER cover story.

Top Five Global Artists
1. Drake
2. Ed Sheeran
3. The Weeknd
4. Maroon 5
5. Kanye West

Top Five Global Male Artists
1. Drake
2. Ed Sheeran
3. The Weeknd
4. Maroon 5
5. Kanye West

Top Five Global Female Artists
1. Rihanna
2. Ariana Grande
3. Nicki Minaj
4. Beyoncé
5. Ellie Goulding

Top Five Tracks in the U.S.
1. Trap Queen – Fetty Wap
2. The Hills – The Weeknd
3. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) – The Weeknd
4. Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson
5. Lean On (feat. MØ & DJ Snake) – Major Lazer

Top Five Albums in the U.S.
1. If You're Reading This It's Too Late – Drake
2. Beauty Behind The Madness – The Weeknd
3. Fetty Wap – Fetty Wap
4. Dark Sky Paradise – Big Sean
5. SremmLife – Rae Sremmurd

Drake Is Named Spotify’s Most Streamed Global Artist In 2015