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Drake Is Spotify's Most Streamed Artist Again

By HHL Editors
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Drake deal with Apple doesn't stop him from being a beast on Spotify.

For the second year in a row, Drizzy was the most spun artist on the world's most popular streaming service.

Drake got 4.7 billion Spotify streams in 2016, topping the 1.8 billion he lead with in 2016.

His track 'One Dance' was the most streamed of the year with 970 million plays, and his album Views was the most spun with 2.45 billion.

“Drake has been unstoppable this year – he’s a true global superstar,” said Stefan Blom, Spotify’s Chief Content & Chief Strategy Officer. ”With the top album and the top song this year, as well as his successful Summer Sixteen tour, Drake continues to engage his fans in a way that only Drake can; it’s no surprise he is dominating the music industry.”
If you use Spotify's last known rate of .0084 cents a spin, Drake made $33,840,000 from the streaming service last year.

Check the most streamed artists, songs and albums of 2016.

Most Streamed Artists 1. Drake 2. Justin Bieber 3. Rihanna 4. Twenty One Pilots 5. Kanye West

Most Streamed Tracks 1. 'One Dance' Feat. WizKid and Kyla – Drake 2. 'I Took A Pill in Ibiza – Seeb Remix' – Mike Posner 3. 'Don’t Let Me Down' Feat. Daya – The Chainsmokers 4. 'Work' Feat. Drake – Rihanna 5. 'Cheap Thrills' – Sia

Most Streamed Albums 1. Views – Drake 2. Purpose – Justin Bieber 3. ANTI – Rihanna 4. Blurryface – Twenty One Pilots 5. Beauty Behind The Madness – The Weeknd

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