Hip Hop completely dominated Spotify's Most Streamed Artists in 2015 United States list.
Drake edged his Canadian crony The Weeknd for the most streamed artist in the U.S. Kanye West, Ed Sheeran and Eminem rounded out the top five.
The 6 God was also the most streamed artist globally, with over 1.8 billion total plays.
As you can see below, the top five U.S. albums were an all Hip Hop affair, led by Drake. Check out all of the data:
Top Five Artists in U.S. 1. Drake 2. The Weeknd 3. Kanye West 4. Ed Sheeran 5. Eminem
Top Five Males in U.S. 1. Drake 2. The Weeknd 3. Kanye West 4. Ed Sheeran 5. Eminem
Top Five Females in U.S. 1. Nicki Minaj 2. Beyoncé 3. Rihanna 4. Ariana Grande 5. Lana Del Rey
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
Top 5 Global Artists (also Top 5 Male Artists) Drake Ed Sheeran The Weeknd Maroon 5 Kanye West
Top 5 Global Female Artists Rihanna Ariana Grande Nicki Minaj Beyoncé Ellie Goulding
Top 5 Global Tracks “Lean On” (feat. MØ & DJ Snake) – Major Lazer “Cheerleader”– Felix Jaehn Remix Radio Edit – OMI “Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson “See You Again” (feat. Charlie Puth) – Wiz Khalifa “Love Me Like You Do” – Ellie Goulding
Top 5 Global Albums Beauty Behind The Madness – The Weeknd If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late – Drake Peace Is The Mission – Major Lazer Title – Meghan Trainor