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These Are the Most-Streamed Songs of the Decade

Ed Sheeran, Drake come out on top
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 3, 2019 10:50 AM CST
These Are the Most-Streamed Songs of the Decade
In this file photo dated Feb. 21, 2012, Ed Sheeran performs at the O2 arena in London.   (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

(Newser) – As we approach the end of the 2010s, Spotify is out with the most-streamed songs and artists of the decade, per the BBC. The top five songs streamed around the world:

  1. Ed Sheeran, "Shape of You"
  2. Drake, Kyla, Wizkid, "One Dance"
  3. Post Malone, "rockstar (feat. 21 Savage)"
  4. Halsey, The Chainsmokers, "Closer"
  5. Ed Sheeran, "Thinking Out Loud"
Read on for the top five artists streamed around the world:

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  1. Drake
  2. Ed Sheeran
  3. Post Malone
  4. Ariana Grande
  5. Eminem
In addition to the above, the top five male artists included The Weeknd in the final spot; the top five female artists were rounded out by, in order, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Sia, and Beyonce. See Spotify for the top-streamed songs, artists, and albums of 2019. (Read more best of the decade stories.)

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