Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You was the most streamed track on Spotify in 2017, both here in the UK and globally.
The song is now the most popular song ever on Spotify, with a staggering 1.4bn streams. Divide, the album from where the song came, is the year’s most streamed album, with 3.1bn streams. Our Ed beat Drake and the Weeknd to become the most popular male artist on the platform, with 6.3bn streams.
Luis Fonsi’s Despacito was 2 and 3, in the top 5. The rest of the top 5 featured Chainsmokers and Coldplay’s EDM-pop hit Something Just Like This, and DJ Khaled’s I’m the One, which features Bieber alongside Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne.
Rihanna was the most-streamed female artist on the platform, Taylor Swift second followed by Selena Gomez, while Coldplay were the most-streamed band.
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