at least it was a good year for someone
On Spotify, no one had a better 2017 than Ed Sheeran.
The service announced Tuesday that his songs have been streamed 6.3 billion times this year, with his album Divide streamed 3.1 billion times and his song "Shape of You" 1.4 billion times. The second most-streamed song was the remix of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito," featuring Justin Bieber, with the original rendition coming in third.
After Sheeran, Drake was the second most streamed act, followed by The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, and The Chainsmokers. The most streamed female artist of 2017 was Rihanna, who was trailed by Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez.