Most listened to Genres in 2017: Mixcloud & Spotify

Mixcloud Listening Trends

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More notable data on Mixcloud programs, stations and episodes:

  • Most listened-to radio station: NTS Radio
  • Most listened-to label profile: Defected Records
  • Most listened-to magazine/blog: Electronic Beats
  • Most listened-to beats and bass profile: DJ Blighty
  • Most listened-to dance profile: John Digweed
  • Most listened-to eclectic profile: DJ Dimsa
  • Most listened-to jazz/funk/soul profile: Jazzcat

“This data not only shows how much amazing and fascinating content lives on Mixcloud, with an increasing amount of it exclusive to Mixcloud, but also the diversity of it, from reggae and hip-hop to political Podcasts and work-out mixes,” said Nico Perez, Co-Founder and Director of Content at Mixcloud. “The breadth of Mixcloud’s content, as well as the scope of its reach, will only continue to expand heading into 2018, with many more incredible exclusives on deck. We couldn’t be more excited to kick-start the new year.”

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SPOTIFY GLOBAL YEAR IN MUSIC 2017

Most Streamed Artists

Ed Sheeran
Drake
The Weeknd
Kendrick Lamar
The Chainsmokers

Most Streamed Female Artists

Rihanna
Taylor Swift
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Sia

Most Streamed Male Artists

Ed Sheeran
Drake
The Weeknd
Kendrick Lamar
Daddy Yankee

Top Five Breakout Artists

Camila Cabello
Harry Styles
Liam Payne
Lil Pump
Trippie Redd

Most Streamed Groups

Coldplay
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Linkin Park
Migos

Most Streamed Tracks

‘Shape Of You’ – Ed Sheeran
‘Despacito’ – Remix – Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber
‘Despacito’ – Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee
‘Something Just Like This’ – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
‘I’m the One’ – DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne

Most Streamed Albums

Divide – Ed Sheeran
More Life – Drake
DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar
Starboy – The Weeknd
Stoney – Post Malone

Emerging 2017 Genres

Melodic Power Metal
Chaotic Black Metal
Chillhop
Trap Latino
Future Funk
Jumpstyle
Serialism
Cinematic Dubstep
Vintage Swoon
Gamecore