Spotify users are clearly listening to Drake. The rapper was the most streamed artist of the year globally.
Spotify announced its end-of-the-year list Tuesday and said Drake earned 1.8 billion streams in 2015. Rihanna was the year's most streamed female performer with 1 billion streams, while Major Lazer's ubiquitous hit, " Lean On,'' was the most streamed song of the year with 540 million streams.
The Weeknd's breakout album, " Beauty Behind the Madness,'' was the most streamed album of the year, beating Drake's " If You're Reading This It's Too Late,'' which was No. 2.
Ed Sheeran, who was the top streaming artist last year, was second behind Drake. The Weeknd, Maroon 5 and Kanye West rounded out the top five.
In the United States, Drake topped the list of most streamed artists, followed by the Weeknd, West, Sheeran and Eminem. Drake's " If You're Reading This'' also topped the U.S. albums list, while Fetty Wap's "Trap Queen'' was the most streamed song in America.
In Spotify's all-time lists, Sheeran is the most streamed act with more than 3 billion streams; Justin Bieber has the record for most streams in a day with 36 million streams; and Major Lazer's " Lean On,'' which features MO and DJ Snake, is the leading song.