Drake’s Views went platinum in one week and it was an Apple Music exclusive. When the LP was released to other streaming sites, the album has now made Drake Spotify’s most streamed artist of all time. According to Kworb, which is a website that tracks music data, Drake has now been streamed 3,185,045,281 times on the platform.
This now means that he has been streamed 10 million more times than Justin Bieber, who previously held the crown and currently sits at 3,175,636,461. After the two, Ed Sheehan is the 3rd most streamed artist at 2.15 billion streams.
Spotify’s Global Year in Music 2015
Most Streamed Artist of 2015: Drake – over 1.8 billion streams and 46 million listeners in 2015
Most Streamed Female of 2015: Rihanna – 1 billion streams and 57 million listeners in 2105
Most Streams in a Single Day: Justin Bieber – 36 million streams on November 13th (most streams in a single day of all time on Spotify)
Most Streamed Song of 2015: Lean On (ft. MØ and DJ Snake) by Major Lazer – over 540 million times (most streamed song of all time on Spotify)
Most Streamed Album of 2015: The Weeknd – Beauty Behind The Madness – 60 million listeners in 2015
Most Streamed Artist of All Time: Ed Sheeran – more than 3 billion streams to date, and with over 59 million listeners in 2015
Breakout Artist of 2015: Kygo – first Spotlight artist to reach 1 billion streams
Most Viral Track of 2015: Sugar (ft. Francesco Yates) by Robin Schulz – appeared on Spotify’s Global Viral 50 chart 55 times in 2015
Most Popular Playlist of 2015: Today’s Top Hits – 70 million hours of listening in 2015
Most Musical Day of 2015 – June 19th