And Spotify's Most Streamed Artists Of 2016 Are...

1 December 2016, 14:14 | Updated: 13 December 2018, 12:47

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James Wilson-Taylor

By James Wilson-Taylor

Did your fave make it to the top of listening figures?

Spotify have revealed their most streamed artists of 2016 and a few of our musical faves are up the top end of the list, including Panic! At The Disco and Twenty One Pilots.

The most streamed artist of the year was Drake who also had the most streamed track with 'One Dance' and most streamed album with Views.



Not bad Drizzy. Not bad at all...

Drake beat Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Kanye West to the title who were the second, third and fifth most streamed artists respectively.

Twenty One Pilots were the fourth most streamed artist of the year, with Blurryface the fourth most streamed album and Tyler and Josh the third most streamed male artists.


Panic! At The Disco were the most streamed act in the Emo genre while Zayn was the most streamed New Artist of the year, ahead of FRENSHIP and Anne-Marie. 

Check out the full list of Spotify's most streamed artists of 2016 below:

Most streamed artists of 2016:
Justin Bieber
Twenty One Pilots
Kanye West

Most streamed female artists:
Ariana Grande
Fifth Harmony

Most streamed male artists:
Justin Bieber
Twenty One Pilots
Kanye West

Most streamed new artists:
Rob $tone

Most streamed tracks:
One Dance (feat. WizKid and Kyla) – Drake
I Took A Pill in Ibiza – Seeb Remix – Mike Posner
Don’t Let Me Down (feat. Daya) – The Chainsmokers
Work (feat. Drake) – Rihanna
Cheap Thrills – Sia

Most streamed albums:
Views – Drake
Purpose – Justin Bieber
ANTI – Rihanna
Blurryface – Twenty One Pilots
Beauty Behind The Madness – The Weeknd

Top artists by genre:
Classic Rock: The Beatles
Classical: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Country (New): Luke Bryan
Country (Old): Johnny Cash
EDM: The Chainsmokers
Emo: Panic! At The Disco
Hip Hop: Drake
Jazz: Nina Simone
Latin: Enrique Iglesias
Metal: Metallica
New Age: Enya
Pop: Drake
R&B: Rihanna
Reggae: Bob Marley & The Wailers
Reggaeton: Enrique Iglesias
Rock: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Soul: Michael Jackson

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