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Spotify just revealed the most-streamed music of 2017 worldwide, sharing the top artists, albums, tracks, and more. Ed Sheeran is the most-streamed artist overall, while Rihanna tops the list of the most streamed female artists of the year.

Sheeran also had the most-streamed track with his hit song “Shape of You” and most-streamed album with Divide. Following Sheeran in the top five most streamed artists of 2017 are Drake, The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, and The Chainsmokers.

Check out Spotify’s most popular music of 2017 below, including emerging genres and artists.

Most Streamed Artists

1. Ed Sheeran
2. Drake
3. The Weeknd
4. Kendrick Lamar
4. The Chainsmokers

Most Streamed Female Artists

1. Rihanna
2. Taylor Swift
3. Selena Gomez
4. Ariana Grande
5. Sia

Most Streamed Tracks

1. Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”
2. Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber – “Despacito (Remix)”
3. Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee – “Despacito”
4. The Chainsmokers & Coldplay – “Something Just Like This”
5. DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne – “I’m the One”

Most Streamed Albums

1. Ed Sheeran – Divide
2. Drake – More Life
3. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
4. The Weeknd – Starboy
5. Post Malone – Stoney

Top Five Breakout Artists

1. Camila Cabello
2. Harry Styles
3. Liam Payne
4. Lil Pump
5. Trippie Redd

Emerging 2017 Genres

1. Melodic Power Metal
2. Chaotic Black Metal
3. Chillhop
4. Trap Latino
5. Future Funk
6. Jumpstyle
7. Serialism
8. Cinematic Dubstep
9. Vintage Swoon
10. Gamecore

In other music news, Kendrick Lamar just announced a special edition version of  his 2017 album ‘DAMN.’ that’s backwards. Get the full scoop right here.

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