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Apple Music & Shazam’s most streamed artists, albums & songs of 2019

Billie Eilish at Radio City Music Hall
Billie Eilish at Radio City in June (more by Ryan Muir)

Along with Spotify and Pandora, Apple Music and Shazam (which Apple Music officially acquired last year) have released their year-end stats for 2019.

Billie Eilish‘s WHEN WE FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? is the most streamed album of 2019 on Apple Music (just like on Spotify), and Lil Nas X‘s “Old Town Road” is the most streamed song. Billie is also the most streamed Alternative artist, while Queen is the most streamed for Rock. (Queen also had the top-streamed album of 2019 not released this decade on Spotify.)

The most-Shazamed song of 2019 is Billie Eilish‘s “bad guy,” and the most-Shazamed artist is J Balvin. Check out the full stats (via Billboard) below.

APPLE MUSIC’S GLOBAL TOP STREAMED ALBUM OF 2019
Billie Eilish – WHEN WE FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?

APPLE MUSIC’S GLOBAL TOP 10 STREAMED SONGS OF 2019
1. Lil Nas X – “Old Town Road (feat. Billy Ray Cyrus)”
2. Post Malone & Swae Lee – “Sunflower”
3. Ariana Grande – “thank u, next”
4. Ariana Grande – “7 rings”
5. Billie Eilish – “bad guy”
6. Post Malone – “Wow.”
7. Meek Mill – “Going Bad (featuring Drake)”
8. Halsey – “Without Me”
9. Gunna & Lil Baby – “Drip Too Hard”
10. Travis Scott – “SICKO MODE”

APPLE MUSIC’S 2019 TOP STREAMED ARTISTS BY GENRE
Alternative – Billie Eilish
Classical – Ludovico Einaudi
Country – Luke Combs
Hip-Hop – Drake
J-Pop Artists – aimyon
K-Pop Artists – BTS
Latin – Bad Bunny
Pop – Ariana Grande
R&B – Khalid
Rock – Queen

SHAZAM’S GLOBAL YEAR-END INSIGHTS

Top 10 Most-Shazamed Songs:
1. Billie Eilish – “bad guy”
2. Lewis Capaldi – “Someone You Loved”
3. Tones And I – “Dance Monkey”
4. Pedro Capó & Farruko – “Calma (Remix)”
5. Meduza Feat. Goodboys – “Piece Of Your Heart”
6. Daddy Yankee Feat. Snow – “Con Calma”
7. Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita”
8. Lil Nas X – “Old Town Road”
9. Ava Max – “Sweet But Psycho”
10. Calvin Harris & Rag’n’Bone Man – “Giant”

Most-Shazamed Artist: J Balvin
1. David Guetta & Bebe Rexha & J Balvin – “Say My Name”
2. Anuel AA & Daddy Yankee & Karol G Feat. Ozuna & J Balvin – “China”
3. Cardi B & Bad Bunny & J Balvin – “I Like It”
4. ROSALÍA & J Balvin Feat. El Guincho – “Con Altura”
5. Sean Paul & J Balvin – “Contra La Pared”

Most-Shazamed Song in a Day (2019 and all-time):
Tones And I – “Dance Monkey”

Most-Shazamed Songs by Genre:
Pop: Billie Eilish – “bad guy”
Alternative/Rock: Lewis Capaldi – “Someone You Loved”
Latin: Pedro Capó & Farruko – “Calma (Remix)”
Dance: Meduza Feat. Goodboys – “Piece Of Your Heart”
Country: Lil Nas X – “Old Town Road”
Hip-Hop: Post Malone – “Wow.”
R&B/Soul: Khalid & Disclosure – “Talk”
K-Pop: BTS Feat. Halsey – “Boy With Luv”

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