Spotify's Most Streamed Artist Of The Decade Is Drake

Drake is Spotify's most streamed artist of the decade
December 3, 2019 - 11:28 / Laura Pérez

The 33-year-old Canadian rapper Drake has been crowned as Spotify's most-streamed artist of the decade! Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande are also on the list of music stars with the most streams in the 2010's.

With more than 28 billion global streams in the 2010's, Canadian rapper Drake is Spotify's most streamed artist of the decade! The "Hotline Bling" singer beat other great music stars like Eminem, Ariana Grande, and Post Malone.

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Drake at his End of Tour party in Mayfair, London, 2019

Drake almost got No. 1 in two Spotify decade categories

Drake, who was also named Spotify's most-streamed artist in 2018, almost hit No. 1 in the category of most-streamed track of the 2010's as well, for his single "One Dance" which came behind Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You."

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These are Spotify’s full 2010s and 2019 lists:

2010-2019 (Global)

Most-Streamed Artists of the Decade

  1. Drake
  2. Ed Sheeran
  3. Post Malone
  4. Ariana Grande
  5. Eminem

Most-Streamed Female Artists of the Decade

  1. Ariana Grande
  2. Rihanna
  3. Taylor Swift
  4. Sia
  5. Beyoncé

Rihanna at The Fashion Awards 2019 in London 

Most-Streamed Male Artists of the Decade

  1. Drake
  2. Ed Sheeran
  3. Post Malone
  4. Eminem
  5. The Weeknd

Most-Streamed Tracks of the Decade

  1. “Shape of You” — Ed Sheeran
  2. “One Dance” — Drake, Kyla, WizKid
  3. “Rockstar (feat. 21 Savage)” — 21 Savage, Post Malone
  4. “Closer” — Halsey, The Chainsmokers
  5. “Thinking out Loud” — Ed Sheeran

2019 (Global)

Most-Streamed Artists

  1. Post Malone
  2. Billie Eilish
  3. Ariana Grande
  4. Ed Sheeran
  5. Bad Bunny

Most-Streamed Albums

  1. When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? — Billie Eilish
  2. Hollywood’s Bleeding — Post Malone
  3. Thank U, Next — Ariana Grande
  4. No. 6 Collaborations Project — Ed Sheeran
  5. Shawn Mendes — Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes at the 2019 American Music Awards in Los Angeles

Most-Streamed Tracks

  1. “Señorita” — Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes
  2. “Bad Guy” — Billie Eilish
  3. “Sunflower” — Post Malone, Swae Lee
  4. “7 Rings” — Ariana Grande
  5. “Old Town Road — Remix” — Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus

Most-Streamed Female Artists

  1. Billie Eilish
  2. Ariana Grande
  3. Taylor Swift
  4. Camila Cabello
  5. Halsey

Most-Streamed Male Artists

  1. Post Malone
  2. Ed Sheeran
  3. Bad Bunny
  4. Khalid
  5. J Balvin

Post Malone performs onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California

Most-Streamed Podcasts

  1. The Joe Budden Podcast with Rory & Mal
  2. My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark
  3. Gemischtes Hack
  4. Fest & Flauschig
  5. The Misfits Podcast

Most-Streamed Podcast Genres

  1. Comedy
  2. Society & Culture
  3. True Crime
  4. News
  5. Health & Fitness

2019 (U.S.)

U.S. Most-Streamed Artists

  1. Post Malone
  2. Drake
  3. Billie Eilish
  4. Ariana Grande
  5. Khalid

Ariana Grande at the Billboard Women In Music 2018 in New York City

U.S. Most-Streamed Female Artists

  1. Billie Eilish
  2. Ariana Grande
  3. Taylor Swift
  4. Halsey
  5. Cardi B

U.S. Most-Streamed Male Artists

  1. Post Malone
  2. Drake
  3. Khalid
  4. Juice WRLD
  5. XXXTentacion

U.S. Most-Streamed Tracks

  1. “Sunflower” — Post Malone, Swae Lee
  2. “Wow” — Post Malone
  3. “7 Rings” — Ariana Grande
  4. “Middle Child” — J. Cole
  5. “Bad Guy” — Billie Eilish

U.S. Most-Streamed Albums

  1. Hollywood’s Bleeding — Post Malone
  2. When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? — Billie Eilish
  3. Thank U, Next — Ariana Grande
  4. Beerbongs and Bentleys — Post Malone
  5. Free Spirit — Khalid

Khalid performing at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia, 2019