This Is The Most Streamed Song On Spotify In 2017 And It's All Your Fault

5 December 2017, 15:05

Spotify Most Streamed Song
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By Katie Louise Smith

Which one of you had this track on repeat all year?

It's that time of year! Spotify have released their 'most-streamed' of the year list and the listening habits of everyone over the world has been exposed for us all to look at. There's been no real surprises this year to be honest. All the usual suspects are present and correct...

But there was ONE artist in particular that you all overplayed far too much this year because the most streamed song AND the most streamed album was from the same artist. To be fair, the song is a bop and the album was great so we're not mad but we're also not surprised. You ready for the tea?

The most streamed song of 2017 was Ed Sheeran's 'Shape Of You'.


Justin Bieber's 'Despacito (Remix)' came in at number two, followed by Luis Fonsi's original track. The Chainsmokers and Coldplay landed in fourth with 'Something Just Like This' and DJ Khaled's 'I'm The One' rounded out the top five.

Along with the most streamed song, Ed was the most streamed male artist and artist overall beating the likes of Drake, The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar.

Taylor Swift, who only dropped her catalogue of music on Spotify in June, was one of the most streamed female artists but was beaten by Rihanna.

1. Rihanna

2. Taylor Swift

3. Selena Gomez

4. Ariana Grande

5. Sia


Ed also scored the number one most streamed album of the year with Divide.

1. Divide – Ed Sheeran

2. More Life – Drake

3. DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar

4. Starboy – The Weeknd

5. Stoney – Post Malone

Camila Cabello topped the 'Top Five Breakout Artists' list with Harry Styles and Liam Payne following in second and third place respectively. Coldplay was the most streamed group beating out the likes of Linkin Park and Migos.

You can view the entire list here. Then head over to 2017 Wrapped to find out your personal most streamed tracks of the year where your REAL taste in music will be exposed in front of your very eyes.

Below is actual live footage of you when you realise your most streamed song of the year was 'Galway Girl'.