Spotify Wrapped 2019 and the Decade, Led by Post Malone, Drake Respectively

Ariana Grande was the most-streamed female artist of the past 10 years

Spotify will extend the fun to its users later this week, providing them with personalized Wrapped looks Spotify

Drake was the most streamed artist of the decade on global audio-streaming platform Spotify, while the title for 2019 went to Post Malone.

Spotify unveiled its Wrapped end-of-year and end-of-decade campaign Tuesday, saying that 248 million people listened to music or podcasts via its platform this year.

Drake was streamed over 28 billion times during the past decade, while Post Malone tallied more than 6.5 billion streams in 2019.

Spotify will extend the fun to its users later this week, providing them with personalized Wrapped looks at what they listened to during 2019—including data such as how many minutes of music they heard and how many songs they liked, shareable via Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat—as well as My Decade Wrapped, displaying the top songs, albums, artists and podcasts they discovered and listened to on the platform throughout the decade.


Spotify’s most-streamed artists of the decade, globally, were:

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

The most-streamed female artists of the decade (globally):

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

Spotify’s most-streamed tracks of the decade (worldwide, playlist available here):

  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

Spotify’s most-streamed artists globally in 2019 were:

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

2019’s most-streamed albums globally:

  2. Hollywood’s Bleeding, Post Malone
  3. thank u, next, Ariana Grande
  4. No.6 Collaborations Project, Ed Sheeran
  5. Shawn Mendes, Shawn Mendes

The year’s 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

The most-streamed podcasts in 2019 were:

  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

And the most-streamed podcast genres were:

  1. Comedy
  2. Society and culture
  3. True crime
  4. News
  5. Health and fitness David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.