These Are The Most Popular Songs on Spotify in Ireland in 2016

Irish people were busy listening to music on Spotify this year!

Recently Spotify released data revealing that Drake was the most streamed artist on a global scale which marked the second year in a row that the rapper had received such an accolade.

Drake also topped the charts in the Spotify streaming results for his huge hit single One Dance being the most streamed song of the year around the world. contacted the streaming service to find out what were the most popular tracks listened to here in Ireland for the year and the results are interesting!

Most Streamed Songs

  1. Drake – One Dance
  2. Sia – Cheap Thrills
  3. Mike Posner – I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)
  4. Calvin Harris – This Is What You Came For
  5. Major Lazor – Light It Up (feat. Nyla and Fuse ODG)
  6. Zara Larsson – Lush Life
  7. Lukas Graham – 7 Years
  8. The Chainsmokers – Don’t Let Me Down
  9. Jonas Blue – Fast Car – Radio Edit
  10. Fifth Harmony – Work From Home

No surprise that Drake is also the most streamed song in the country for the year due to it's huge popularity. However there are no Irish artists inside the top 50!

Most Streamed Artists

  1. Drake
  2. Justin Bieber
  3. Rihanna
  4. Coldplay
  5. Twenty One Pilots
  6. Kanye West
  7. Sia
  8. The Chainsmokers
  9. Eminem
  10. Major Lazer

More positive news for Irish artist in this list as Hozier ranked at number 34 with Walking On Cars also making it inside the top 50 at number 43.

Most Streamed Albums

  1. Justin Bieber – Purpose
  2. Drake – Views
  3. Twenty One Pilots – Blurryface
  4. Rihanna – ANTI
  5. Ariana Grande – Dangerous Woman
  6. Ed Sheeran – x
  7. The Weeknd – Beauty Behind The Madness
  8. Coldplay – A Head Full Of Dreams
  9. Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
  10. Sia - This Is Acting

Again Walking on Cars and Hozier made it into the top 50 in this list with Hozier's debut album coming in at 11th most streamed and Walking on Cars debut Everything This Way making it to number 28.

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