Dua Lipa

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Dua Lipa’s hits embrace Hotter Than Hell, Blow Your Thoughts (Mwah) and New Guidelines

She’s received chart hits, she counts ’em: Dua Lipa has crushed Beyonce and Taylor Swift to develop into Spotify’s most-streamed feminine of 2017 to date within the UK.

The pop star’s smash hits embrace New Rules, a musical instruction handbook for individuals tempted to contact their exes, which has been streamed 464 million instances worldwide.

She has additionally scored 453 million streams for the brooding Scared To Be Lonely.

Ed Sheeran is the highest artist total, with 6.three billion international streams.

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Despacito was the breakout hit of the 12 months for Luis Fonsi

His album ÷ was the most important album of the 12 months, racking up three.1 billion streams world wide, whereas Shape of You grew to become Spotify’s greatest observe of all time.

The tune’s 1.four billion streams may have earned the star and his report label an estimated $5.3m (£three.9m) in royalties.

The 12 months has additionally belonged to Puerto Rican star Luis Fonsi, whose reggaeton-infused smash Despacito spearheaded an inflow of Latin music within the charts.

Despacito seems twice in Spotify’s high 5 most-streamed songs of the 12 months – as soon as in its unique guise and as soon as as a remix that includes Justin Bieber.

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Ed Sheeran’s Form Of You overtook Drake’s One Dance as Spotify’s most-streamed tune of all time

Collectively, the 2 variations have racked up 1.6 billion performs, greater than Form Of You.

Though the 2 variations had been handled as the identical tune by chart compilers within the UK and US, Spotify stated it had counted them individually as a result of they’re “two very totally different recordings, with totally different performers”.

Spotify is the world’s greatest streaming platform, with greater than 60 million paid subscribers, and lots of extra utilizing its ad-funded free service.

As a part of its end-of-year round-up – which it has revealed with 4 weeks nonetheless to go – the Swedish firm has additionally produced a listing of the most important rising genres of music.

So get your ears prepared for the onset of Chaotic Black Metallic, Lure Latino and Classic Swoon in 2018.

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High 5 artists within the UK

  1. Ed Sheeran
  2. Drake (pictured)
  3. Little Combine
  4. Eminem
  5. The Weeknd

High 5 artists worldwide

  1. Ed Sheeran
  2. Drake
  3. The Weeknd
  4. Kendrick Lamar
  5. The Chainsmokers

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High 5 feminine artists within the UK

  1. Dua Lipa
  2. Rihanna (pictured)
  3. Ariana Grande
  4. Taylor Swift
  5. Beyonce

High 5 male artists within the UK

  1. Ed Sheeran
  2. Drake
  3. Eminem
  4. The Weeknd
  5. Calvin Harris

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High 5 breakout artists worldwide

  1. Camila Cabello
  2. Harry Kinds (pictured)
  3. Liam Payne
  4. Lil Pump
  5. Trippie Redd

Most-streamed tracks within the UK

  1. Form of You – Ed Sheeran
  2. Despacito (Remix) – Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat Justin Bieber
  3. Citadel on the Hill – Ed Sheeran
  4. Unforgettable – French Montana
  5. Galway Lady – Ed Sheeran

Most-streamed tracks worldwide

  1. Form of You – Ed Sheeran
  2. Despacito (Remix) – Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat Justin Bieber
  3. Despacito – Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee
  4. One thing Simply Like This – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
  5. I am the One – DJ Khaled feat Justin Bieber, Quavo, Likelihood the Rapper & Lil Wayne

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Most-streamed albums within the UK

  1. ÷ – Ed Sheeran
  2. Extra Life – Drake
  3. Starboy – The Weeknd
  4. Gang Indicators & Prayer – Stormzy (pictured)
  5. x – Ed Sheeran

Most-streamed albums worldwide

  1. ÷ – Ed Sheeran
  2. Extra Life – Drake
  3. Rattling – Kendrick Lamar
  4. Starboy – The Weeknd
  5. Stoney – Publish Malone

Greatest rising genres

  1. Melodic energy steel
  2. Chaotic black steel
  3. Chillhop
  4. Lure Latino
  5. Future funk
  6. Jumpstyle
  7. Serialism
  8. Cinematic dubstep
  9. Classic swoon
  10. Gamecore

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