Drake, Ed Sheeran Top Spotify’s Decade-End Charts

By Variety Staff

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Amid a forest of decade-end statistics posted by Spotify today, Drake and hit some notable marks.

The full lists appear below, but highlights as the most-streamed artist of the decade, with 28 billion streams; Ed Sheeran clocked the most-streamed track of the decade, with more than 2.3 billion streams). Sheeran, Post Malone, Ariana Grande and Eminem rounded out the top-five most-streamed artists, while Grande, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Sia and Beyonce were the most-streamed female artists.

The complete lists are posted below:

Wrapped Top Lists:

Most Streamed Artists of the Decade (Global)

  • Drake
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Ariana Grande
  • Eminem

Most Streamed Female Artists of the Decade (Global)

  • Ariana Grande
  • Rihanna
  • Taylor Swift
  • Sia
  • Beyoncé

Most Streamed Tracks of the Decade (Global)

  • “Shape of You” – Ed Sheeran
  • “One Dance”  – Drake, Kyla, WizKid
  • “rockstar (feat. 21 Savage)” – 21 Savage, Post Malone
  • “Closer” – Halsey, The Chainsmokers
  • “Thinking out Loud” – Ed Sheeran ]