One artist in particular who's had an exceptional year is Rihanna.
Sheeran takes the top spot on Spotify's annual Year in Music list which announces the top artists, albums and tracks that have dominated the music streaming service over the past year.
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He said: "Really happy everyone has enjoyed the album this year, thanks to all who streamed and downloaded". The animated film hit theaters in November 2016, but songs from the soundtrack such as "How Far I'll Go" have carried it through this year, too. I love music & I'm grateful.
And the victor for the most streamed artist on the streaming service is.
According to the streaming service, the "Wild Thoughts" singer is the most streamed female artist for the third year in a row.
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Additionally, Latin music also is making strong inroads, with 10 Latin songs finishing in Spotify's Global Top 50 list, topped by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's mega hit, "Despacito", featuring Justin Bieber, which Spotify also named its song of the summer.
And on the top streamed albums, Ed's previous release "X" also sat at fifth position in the top five alongside Drake's "More Life", The Weeknd's "Starboy" and grime star Stormzy's "Gang Signs & Prayer". "Congratulations to Ed on an unbelievable achievement", said Spotify chief content officer Stefan Blom in a statement.
Now, Ed Sheeran has topped Apple's charts. "Congratulations to Ed on an incredible achievement".
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