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Entertainment Revealed: Most popular Spotify artists of the year

10:40  01 december  2020
10:40  01 december  2020 Source:   news.sky.com

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This list contains the most -streamed artists on the audio streaming platform Spotify . As of November 2020, Justin Bieber has the most monthly listeners on Spotify by a male artist

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Drake has topped the list of most-streamed Spotify artists in the UK this year.

Drake standing on a stage: Drake has been named the UK's top Spotify artist this year © Getty Drake has been named the UK's top Spotify artist this year

The Hotline Bling rapper beat Juice WRLD for the title, with Eminem third, Ed Sheeran fourth, and The Weeknd fifth.

Despite not releasing any new music this year, Sheeran was the most popular British artist in the UK on the streaming platform - ahead of Stormzy, Dua Lipa, Lewis Capaldi and Harry Styles.

Harry Styles wearing a suit and tie: Former One Direction star Harry Styles was also popular this year © Getty Former One Direction star Harry Styles was also popular this year

Globally, the most-streamed artist was Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny with 8.3 billion streams.

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Dua Lipa standing on a stage posing for the camera: Dua Lipa was another popular British artist © Getty Dua Lipa was another popular British artist

The second most listened to song was SAINt JHN's Roses, remixed by Imanbek, while Rockstar by rappers DaBaby and Roddy Ricch was third.

Roddy Ricch's The Box came in fourth and Tones and I's Dance Monkey was fifth.

In a remarkable achievement for a debut album, Lewis Capaldi's Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent was most-streamed record in the UK.

It finished ahead of Harry Styles' Fine Line, Pop Smoke's Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon, and The Weeknd's After Hours.

Across the world, Bad Bunny's YHLQMDLG was the most streamed album with over 3.3 billion streams, although British stars Harry Styles and Dua Lipa also made the top five.

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