Drake ensured he was never far from our ears in 2016 with hits like “One Dance,” and “Controlla.” In fact, the rapper’s music was so popular it earned him a top spot on Spotify’s Most-Streamed Artist list.
Spotify released its annual list of top performing artists of 2016 on Thursday (Dec. 1) and revealed that Drake is officially the no. 1 most-streamed artist for the second year in a row.
According to the analytics, Spotify users have streamed the “Hotline Bling” rapper’s material over 4.7 billion times in 2016. As impressive as that figure is, we’re not surprised Drake was able to hold on to the coveted title. The artist has had an incredibly successful year thanks to his chart topping album, Views, and his incredibly successful Summer Sixteen Tour.
Drake may be sitting pretty on the top of Spotify’s Most Streamed Artists list, but he’s also in pretty good company. Check out the streaming services’ top five most streamed artists of 2016 below:
2. Justin Bieber
4. Twenty One Pilots
5. Kanye West
In addition to revealing the most-streamed artists of the year, Spotify also broke things down by Most Streamed Female Artists, Most Streamed Male Artists, Top Five Breakout Artists, Most Streamed Tracks, and more.
Be sure to head on over to Spotify to see if any of your favorite musical acts of the year made the list!