The end of the year is fast approaching. This is an opportunity for the Spotify streaming platform to do the accounts. The result is clear on at least one point: on the platform, it is Drake who carved the lion's share.
Drake, the most listened artist on Spotify this year
Spotify confirms it: this year, it is Drake who occupies the place of the most listened artist on his platform . Hold on: the Canadian counts no less than 8.2 billion streams of his songs in 2018 alone ! On its own, God's Plan totals more than 1 billion streams. At the same time, Cardi B appears as the 3rd most streamlined female artist of the year. Ariana Grande keeps the lead on this category, thanks in part to the release of her 4th album, Sweetener . In order, here are the most streamed artists in 2018 on Spotify: Drake, Post Malone, XXXTENTACION, J Balvin and Ed Sheeran. The 5 most streamed titles are God's PlanDrake, SAD! of XXXTENTACION, Post Malone rockstar , Post Malone Psycho and Drake's In My Feelings .
And in France ?
In the hexagon, the statement is obviously different. Among the most listened tracks in France in 2018, still on Spotify , we find in the first place Désaccordé de Vald, followed by Mafiosa de Lartiste. Aya Nakamura gets the 3rd place, with Djadja . The singer is followed by Drake 's God's Plan , Rimk's Air Max (7th), Dosseh's Accustomed (9th), SAD! XXXTENTACION (13th), Ipséité de Damso (16th) and, more surprisingly, Monday by Sofiane, who is in 19th position. On the side of the most streamed artists in 2018,Damso, Ninho, Jul, Vald , Dadju, Booba, Master Gims, XXXTENTACION, PNL, Drake, Sofiane, Orelsan, Niska, Moha La Squale and Aya Nakamura are respectively in the standings.