Spotify and PlayStation Celebrate Anniversary After 5 Billion Streams

Last March Playstation joined forces with Spotify to launch PlayStation Music, now 5 billion streams later they’ve revealed who the top artists are and gaming soundtrack stats.

PlayStation Music is the Spotify powered music streaming service for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and Sony Xperia devices launched just over a year ago. Spotify revealed the news that they’ve since amassed an incredible 5 billion streams and revealed what the most popular tracks, artists and more are on PlayStation Music.

Their stats reveal that PlayStation users love hip-hop with the majority of top tracks and artists being hip-hop. It also showed that Grand Theft Auto 5 has the most popular game soundtrack on the service.

Here’s the Playstation Music charts for last year:

Most Streamed Artists
  • Drake
  • Eminem
  • Justin Bieber
  • The Weeknd
  • Fetty Wap
Most Streamed Tracks
  • Lean On (Feat. MØ & DJ Snake) – Major Lazer
  • See You Again (Feat. Charlie Puth) – Wiz Khalifa
  • Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
  • Hotline Bling – Drake
  • Trap Queen – Fetty Wap
Most Streamed Gaming Soundtracks
  • The Music of Grand Theft Auto V, Vol. 1: Original Music
  • The Last of Us
  • Rocket League (Official Game Soundtrack)
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Minecraft – Volume Alpha
Most Streamed Artists in the US
  • Drake
  • Future
  • Fetty Wap
  • The Weeknd
  • Eminem
Most Streamed Tracks in the US
  • Jumpman – Drake, Future
  • Hotline Bling – Drake
  • White Iverson – Post Malone
  • Me, Myself & I – G-Eazy, Bebe Rexha
  • Antidote – Travi$ Scott

Spotify also revealed that Saturday was the most popular time to listen on Sony devices whilst the hour with the most listening was  normally 8:00-9:00 PM on Fridays.

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