Ed Sheeran Is Spotify’s Most Streamed Act Of 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is the year’s most streamed artist on Spotify, while Eminem tops the list in the United States.
Spotify announced its top streaming artists, albums and songs of 2014 on Wednesday. Pharrell’s ubiquitous “Happy” was the most streamed song of the year globally.
Sheeran racked up more than 860 million listens on Spotify. His latest album, “x,” is the most steamed album worldwide.
Katy Perry and Coldplay were the most streamed female and group around the world, respectively.
In the U.S., Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” was the most streamed song of the year. Her album, “The New Classic,” was the second most streamed album behind Sheeran’s “x.”
Spotify says more than seven billion hours of music was streamed this year by more than 50 million users.