Spotify has made available their list of Most-Streamed Artist of 2014. British star Ed Sheeran has been crowned as the online king in the music biz with more than 860 million streams worldwide. His latest album, “X”, is also the most steamed album in the world with 430 million streams since its release in June.  Sheeran ousted EminemColdplay, Calvin Harris and Katy Perry for the most-streamed artist in the world title. Pharrell Williams‘ “Happy” is officially the top streamed song with more than 260 million plays globally, followed by Clean Bandit’s “Rather Be” and Calvin Harris‘ “Summer”. Perry and Coldplay are selected as the most streamed female and group around the world in 2014.

Spotify’s Most-Streamed Artist of 2014

Spotify’s Most-Streamed Artist of 2014

The hip hop kings ruled with Eminem nominated as the most-streamed artist in the U.S., followed by Drake and Kanye West. Iggy Azalea‘s collaboration with Charli XCX “Fancy” is the most-streamed track, followed by Perry’s “Dark Horse” and Williams’ “Happy”.

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Top Five Global Tracks

1. Happy – From “Despicable Me 2″ – Pharrell Williams

2. Rather Be (feat. Jess Glynne) – Clean Bandit

3. Summer – Calvin Harris

4. Dark Horse – Katy Perry

5. All of Me – John Legend

Check out the remainder of the list released by the streaming giant

Top Five Global Artists

  1. Ed Sheeran
  2. Eminem
  3. Coldplay
  4. Calvin Harris
  5. Katy Perry

Top Five Global Albums

  1. x – Ed Sheeran
  2. In The Lonely Hour – Sam Smith
  3. The New Classic – Iggy Azalea
  4. G I R L – Pharrell Williams
  5. My Everything – Ariana Grande

Most streamed artists in the US

  1. Eminem
  2. Drake
  3. Kanye West
  4. Lana del Rey
  5. Ariana Grande

Most streamed tracks in the US

  1. Fancy – Iggy Azalea
  2. Dark Horse – Katy Perry
  3. Happy – From “Despicable Me 2″ – Pharrell Williams
  4. Problem – Ariana Grande
  5. All of Me – John Legend

Most streamed albums in the US

  1. x – Ed Sheeran
  2. The New Classic – Iggy Azalea
  3. In The Lonely Hour – Sam Smith
  4. Native – OneRepublic
  5. My Everything – Ariana Grande

Top Five Global Females

  1. Katy Perry
  2. Ariana Grande
  3. Lana Del Rey
  4. Beyoncé
  5. Lorde

Top Five Global Males

  1. Ed Sheeran
  2. Eminem
  3. Calvin Harris
  4. Avicii
  5. David Guetta

Top Five Global Groups

  1. Coldplay
  2. Imagine Dragons
  3. Maroon 5
  4. OneRepublic
  5. One Direction

Source: time.com



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