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Spotify reveals 2017’s most streamed artists, tracks, albums, genres & more

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Spotify has revealed its ‘Year In Music’ for 2017, which includes such data as the most streamed artists of the year, most streamed tracks, most streamed albums, breakout artists, emerging 2017 genres, and more. The most streamed track is Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You,” with “Despacito” coming in at a strong #2 and #3 (the remix with Bieber and the original, respectively). Ed Sheeran also has most streamed album. The #1 emerging 2017 genre? Melodic power metal. See all of Spotify’s data below.

Spotify also lets you see your personal data of the year at 2017wrapped.com. It picks five artists, songs, and genres you liked this year and lets you see if you can guess which was your #1 in each. Then it gives you your actual top 5 in each, followed by a playlist of your top 100 played songs.

Spotify’s Global Year in Music 2017

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

Most Musical Day 2017
June 13, 2017 (measured by most streams per user)

Emerging 2017 Genres
1. Melodic Power Metal
2. Chaotic Black Metal
3. Chillhop
4. Trap Latino
5. Future Funk
6. Jumpstyle
7. Serialism
8. Cinematic Dubstep
9. Vintage Swoon
10. Gamecore

Top Five Artists in U.S.
1. Drake
2. Kendrick Lamar
3. Future
4. Ed Sheeran
5. The Weeknd

Top Five Females in U.S.
1. Rihanna
2. Taylor Swift
3. Nicki Minaj
4. Ariana Grande
5. Halsey

Top Five Males in U.S.
1. Drake
2. Kendrick Lamar
3. Future
4. Ed Sheeran
5. The Weeknd

Top Five Tracks in the U.S.
1. HUMBLE. – Kendrick Lamar
2. XO TOUR Llif3 – Lil Uzi Vert
3. Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
4. Congratulations – Post Malone
5. Despacito – Remix – Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber

Top Five Albums in the U.S.
1. DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar
2. More Life – Drake
3. Stoney – Post Malone
4. Starboy – The Weeknd
5. Divide – Ed Sheeran

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