Summer 2016’s most streamed songs revealed by Spotify

Spotify have revealed which songs people have been listening to the most this summer with Drake’s ‘One Dance’ unsurprisingly clinching the top spot.

The summer is coming to an end and to take a look back at the summer just passed Spotify have compiled the most listened to tracks on their streaming service between June 1st and August 31st, 2016.

It’s been an incredible year for Canadian rapper Drake as Spotify reveal that his tracks were the 1st, 2nd and 5th most streamed songs in the US. Whilst globally he’s still ahead with ‘One Dance’ at number 1, the 2nd spot was taken by Calvin Harris and Rihanna’s track ‘This is What You Came For’. Back in the US Rihanna held her own, appearing on Drake’s ‘Too Good’ at number 2 with her track ‘Needed Me’ the 3rd most streamed  in the US and her collab with Calvin Harris just behind in the 4th spot.

Spotify’s resident music trends expert, Shanon Cook said: “Drake’s ‘One Dance’ is impossibly catchy and by late Spring had positioned itself as the one to beat. Other playlist staples like Sia’s feelgood song ‘Cheap Thrills’, The Chainsmokers’ standout track ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ and Calvin Harris’ confident club jam ‘This Is What You Came For’ helped shape a summer sound that was upbeat, edgy and memorable.”

Spotify’s Global Top 10 Songs of the Summer:
  1. Drake – One Dance (feat. Wiz Kid, Kyla)
  2. Calvin Harris – This Is What You Came For (feat. Rihanna)
  3. Sia – Cheap Thrills
  4. The Chainsmokers – Don’t Let Me Down (feat. Daya)
  5. Justin Timberlake – CAN’T STOP THE FEELING
  6. Drake – Too Good (feat. Rihanna) 
  7. Desiigner – Panda
  8. Fifth Harmony – Work From Home (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
  9. Mike Posner – I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)
  10. Shawn Mendes – Treat You Better

Listen to the full playlist here: open.spotify.com/user/spotifyusa/playlist/0EZ276mDGPn4yonf73yz4H

Spotify’s U.S. Top 10 Songs of the Summer:
  1. Drake – One Dance (feat. Wiz Kid, Kyla)
  2. Drake – Too Good (feat. Rihanna) 
  3. Rihanna – Needed Me
  4. Calvin Harris – This Is What You Came For (feat. Rihanna)
  5. Drake – Controlla
  6. Desiigner – Panda
  7. The Chainsmokers – Don’t Let Me Down (feat. Daya)
  8. Twenty One Pilots – Ride
  9. Sia – Cheap Thrills
  10. Twenty One Pilots – Heathens

Listen to the full playlist here: open.spotify.com/user/spotifyusa/playlist/2j5EZlt0xTBn9MEuAVWaHr

To celebrate TuneMoji teamed up with Spotify to turn their Songs of the Summer into GIFs which you can share on mobile with their free iOS app.

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