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Spotify revealed the top artists, songs and albums on its platform in 2016. On a global level, Drake was the top artist on Spotify in 2016, followed by Justin Bieber and Rihanna. Drake’s music accounted for more than 4.7 billion streams in 2016. In terms of female artists specifically, Rihanna was the top artist of the year, with over 2.5 billion streams.
Pandora revealed the 100 most “thumbed up” songs on its platform in 2016. Rihanna took the top place on the list, with Work (Feat. Drake). Drake’s One Dance (Feat. Wizkid and Kyla) came in second place, and another of Rihanna’s songs, Needed Me, came in third. Overall, Drake had the most songs on the list, at 14. Drake was followed by Future with eight songs and Rihanna with five.
… Came for Sia – Cheap Thrills The Chainsmokers (feat. Daya) – Don’t Let Me Down Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop the Feeling Drake (feat. Rihanna) – Too Good Desiigner – Panda Fifth Harmony (feat. Ty Dolla $ign) – Work From Home Mike Posner – I Took a Pill in Ibiza (Seeb remix) Shawn Mendes – Treat You Better Here are Spotify’s U.S. top 10 songs…