Spotify unveils its most-streamed songs of the summer
For those curious what friends in Hong Kong or Iceland have been vibing out to this summer, Spotify just unveiled its global power rankings—aka the most-streamed songs of the summer. To no surprise, Bieber’s‘s juggernaut hit has been entering the ears of listeners across the globe at an unsurpassable rate, as “Despacito” sits at the very top of the list both globally and in the US.
“Despacito” — which just capped its record-breaking week number 16 atop the Billboard Hot 100 — was streamed more than 786 million times this summer. (The summer specifically between June 21 and August 27 for the service’s purposes.) In global streams, “Despacito” was then followed by DJ Khaled, Rihanna, and Bryson Tiller’s “Wild Thoughts” with French Montana’s “Unforgettable” at number three. Calvin Harris‘ “Feels” falls at number seven and Axwell /\ Ingrosso‘s “More Than You Know” comes in at number 15. Globally, The Chainsmoker’s early-summer hit “Something Just Like This” sits at number 18 with “There for You” by
Martin Garrix falling a bit below, at number 28.
After taking a look at the US streams, it’s obvious that hip-hop reigns supreme. Lil Uzi Vert’s “XO TOUR Llif3” comes in at number two and “Wild Thoughts” takes the number three slot. Calvin Harris’ “Feels” doesn’t come in until number 11 and the only other truly electronic inlaced number his is Harris’ pop -infused hit “Slide” later down the list.
Check out the full rankings below.
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