As the year comes to a close, the world’s most popular global audio streaming service Spotify has revealed its annual “Wrapped” list.
Wrapped is an annual end of the year list showcasing the most popular artists, albums, songs, playlists, and podcasts based on streams.
With over 248 million people subscribed to the streaming giant, Spotify has also released “A Decade Wrapped,” which features the most popular acts in music throughout the last 10 years.
Drake takes the crown for Spotify’s most-streamed artist of the decade, accumulating over 28 billion streams. Following Drake’s lead, Ed Sheeran comes in second place, Post Malone in third, Ariana Grande in fourth, and Eminem closes out the top five.
As far as 2019, Post Malone takes the cake as this years’ most-streamed Spotify artist with over 6.5 billion streams to his name. This marks the first time that Malone has topped the list in his career and comes about 3 months since the release of his latest album “Hollywood’s Bleeding,” which Spotify lists as the second most-streamed album of 2019.
Elsewhere on the list is Rihanna, coming in at second and Beyonce at number five for the most streamed female artists of the decade; Drake tops the list again for most-streamed male artists of the decade while The Weeknd comes in at number five.
Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus come in at number 5 on 2019’s most-streamed tracks list for “Old Town Road (Remix),” Khali is at number 4 for most-streamed male artists of 2019. Cardi B comes in at number 5 for most-streamed U.S. female artists of 2019, while Post Malone, Drake, Khalid, Juice WRLD and XXXTENTACION make up the top five U.S. male artists. J Cole comes in at number 4 with Middle Child for U.S. most-streamed tracks while Khalid comes in at number 5 for U.S. most streamed artists for “Free Spirit.”
Joe Budden tops most streamed podcasts and most-streamed Spotify original podcasts for “The Joe Budden Podcast with Rory & Mal.”
For the full “Wrapped” lists, go to Spotify.Com/Wrapped.