STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Drake has been named Spotify’s most streamed artist of 2018 globally. The 6 God, racked up 8.2 billion streams in 2018 alone claiming the top spot as the most streamed Spotify artist of all time.
His Scorpion album and its single “God’s Plan” were the most streamed album and song of 2018.
— Spotify (@Spotify) 4 december 2018
Following Drake, Post Malone, XXXTentacion, J Balvin, and Ed Sheeran round out the top 5 list of most streamed artists in the world.
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