Spotify reveals the most popular artists of the decade
Dec 04 2019
Post Malone was 2019's most-streamed artist with more than 6.5 billion, followed by Billie Eilish, whose haunting pop sound saw her win more than 6 billion streams.
The lists have been released as part of Spotify's 2019 Wrapped, which highlights top performers of the year and decade.
Drake is the king of streaming: the rapper has been named Spotify's most-streamed artist of the decade. With 6.5 billion streams in 2019, Post Malone was the most-streamed artist of the year.
Drake, fellow Torontonian R&B singer The Weeknd and Stratford, Ont. pop singer Justin Bieber were the musical acts most streamed this past decade in Canada.
Drizzy has more than 28 billion streams to his name on the audio service.
Global hit machine Sheeran's "Shape of You" won the top spot for most streamed track of the decade with more than 2.3 billion streams, according to the data on more than 248 million worldwide users' listening habits.
Close on his heels was American teen sensation Billie Eilish, who last month was one of the top nominees for the upcoming Grammy Awards.
2019's biggest song was Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's Senorita. Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, and Bad Bunny completed the top five.
Spotify's most-streamed podcasts are The Joe Budden Podcast, My Favorite Murder, Gemischtes Hack, Fest & Flauschig, and The Misfits Podcast.
"Bad Guy" by Eilish was the second most popular song this year.