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Spotify Reveals Most Streamed Songs, Albums & Artists of 2012

 

Spotify, one of the world’s most used music websites, has announced its most streamed songs, artists and albums of 2012.

Gotye and David Guetta top the list by appearing more categories than any other artist. Gotye’s hit song “Somebody I Used To Know” has been a hot commodity this year, so it’s not surprising that Gotye is one of the top artists on Spotify. Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Rihanna, Maroon 5, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift are some of the other artists listed multiple times.

Check out the full list below.

Most-streamed tracks of 2012 (Global)

1. Gotye featuring Kimbra – ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’
2. Carly Rae Jepsen – ‘Call Me Maybe’
3. Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe – ‘We Are Young’
4. Flo Rida – ‘Whistle’
5. Flo Rida featuring Sia – ‘Wild Ones’
6. Train – ‘Drive By’
7. Nicki Minaj – ‘Starships’
8. Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa – ‘Payphone’
9. David Guetta featuring Sia – ‘Titanium’
10. Loreen – ‘Euphoria’

Most-streamed albums of 2012 (Global)

1. David Guetta – ‘Nothing But The Beat’
2. Gotye – ‘Making Mirrors’
3. Drake – ‘Take Care’
4. Lana Del Ray – ‘Born To Die’
5. One Direction – ‘Up All Night’
6. Fun. – ‘Some Nights’
7. Rihanna – ‘Talk That Talk’
8. Coldplay – ‘Mylo Xyloto’
9. Carly Rae Jepsen – ‘Call Me Maybe’
10. Flo Rida – ‘Wild Ones’

Most-shared tracks by Spotify users (Most-shared tracks on Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr; [Global])

1. Gotye ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’
2. Carly Rae Jepsen ‘Call Me Maybe’
3. Fun. ‘We Are Young – feat. Janelle Monáe’
4. Flo Rida featuring Sia ‘Wild Ones’
5. David Guetta ‘Titanium – feat. Sia’
6. Flo Rida featuring Sia – ‘Whistle’
7. Train – ‘Drive By’
8. Maroon 5 – ‘Payphone’
9. Rihanna – ‘We Found Love’
10. Michel Teló – ‘Ai Se Eu Te Pego – Live’

Most-streamed female artists (Global)

1. Rihanna
2. Nicki Minaj
3. Adele
4. Lana Del Ray
5. Katy Perry
6. Carly Rae Jepsen
7. Beyonce
8. Taylor Swift
9. Loreen
10. Kelly Clarkson

Most-streamed male artists (Global)

1. David Guetta
2. Flo Rida
3. Eminem
4. Skrillex
5. Gotye
6. Drake
7. Pitbull
8. Jay-Z and Kanye West
9. Chris Brown
10. Avicii

Most-streamed bands (Global)

1. Coldplay
2. Maroon 5
3. Fun
4. Mumford and Sons
5. Florence and the Machine
6. Linkin Park
7. LMFAO
8. One Direction
9. Train
10. Glee Cast

 

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Posted on December 1, 2012, in ENTERTAINMENT NEWS. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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