Ed Sheeran Is the Most Streamed Artist on Spotify in 2017
Ed Sheeran dominated the streaming service, but there was also a big increase in demand for grime, urban and Latin American music
Spotify has released its year-end charts, presenting the most streamed artists, songs, and albums of 2017. Ed Sheeran was the most steamed artist on the service worldwide, scoring more listens than Drake (who took the top spot in 2016), the Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, and the Chainsmokers respectively. “Shape of You” and ÷ were the most streamed song and album on Spotify for the year. That’s the full infographic below. Earlier this year, “Shape of You” unseated Drake’s “One Dance” as the most streamed Spotify song of all time.