Drake, Sheeran Most Streamed On Spotify
Drake, along with Ed Sheeran, were the most streamed artists on Spotify in 2015, while The Weeknd has the most downloads for their recent album Beautify Behind the Madness.
According to The Associated Press, Drake had 1.8 billion streams, with Sheeran in a close second (he was the top downloaded artist last year and, to date, has more than 3 billion streams). Rihanna was the best-performing female artist on the streaming site (with one billion streams and 57 million listeners), while The Weeknd’s latest project topped Drake’s album, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, which came in second.
Maroon 5 and Kanye West were also in the top 5 of the most popular artists on Spotify for 2015.