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Drake Named Most-Streamed Artist of 2018

December 5, 2018 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

Drake has been named the highest-streamed artist of 2018. According to HuffPost, the hip-hop star topped the list for both Spotify and Apple as the top streaming artist of the year, earning 8.2 billion streams on Spotify and claiming #1 (with total streams not listed) for Apple Music.

Drake also, not surprisingly, had several songs on the list of top streamed, with “God’s Plan” and “In My Feelings” in the top five on Spotify, and three songs on Apple Music. His fifth studio album, Scorpion topped the list for albums on Spotify while it was runner-up to country artist Kacey Musgraves’ Golden Hour on Apple.

Also ranking in a category was Ariana Grande, who was the most-streamed female artist. Imagine Dragons was the most-streamed group (with three or more members)

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