Deezer: Dua Lipa, J Balvin top streaming charts in 2018

Deezer: Dua Lipa, J Balvin top streaming charts in 2018

Deezer has revealed that J Balvin was its most streamed artist worldwide in 2018. His song, X, was No.2 overall. The Latin singer has moved rapidly from last year’s Deezer ranking of No.26.

Dua Lipa had the biggest single track on the global platform with Calvin Harris collaboration One Kiss. She was also the most streamed female artist in the UK, according to Deezer.

Brazilian singer Anitta entered the global top 10 most streamed charts and is the No.1 streamed female worldwide. 

Both the UK and global previous overall frontrunner, Ed Sheeran, still achieved a Top 3 position this year with his 2017 release, Divide.

Deezer’s global VP of artist marketing, Sulinna Ong, said: “The standout act this year is J Balvin, proving that it’s possible for a non-English speaking act to break through internationally and create music that appeals to audiences all over the world - he is a bonafide global superstar. 2018 has also been Dua Lipa’s year, as she’s consistently stayed at the top of our streaming charts. Artist collaborations were huge this year too, with 70% of the top 10 streamed songs being collabs. It’s clear that people love hearing artists working together like this. We are also happy to see our Deezer Next 2017 artist, Anne Marie, rising into the top 20 and go from strength to strength.”

The top 10 streamed global artists 2018: 

1. J Balvin
2. Ed Sheeran
3. Drake
4. Jul
5. David Guetta
6. Damso
7. Maître Gims
8. Xxxtentacion
9. Imagine Dragons
10. Anitta

The top 10 streamed songs worldwide 2018: 

1. One Kiss - Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa
2. X - J Balvin
3. God's Plan - Drake
4. Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
5. Havana - Camila Cabello
6. FRIENDS - Marshmello & Anne-Marie
7. Échame la Culpa - Luis Fonsi
8. Mafiosa (feat. Caroliina) - Lartiste
9. Flames - David Guetta
10. Sad! - Xxxtentacion

The top 10 streamed UK artists 2018:

1. Drake
2. Eminem
3. Ed Sheeran
4. Post Malone
5. Dua Lipa
6. Xxxtentacion
7. David Guetta
8. Calvin Harris
9. Ariana Grande
10. Imagine Dragons

The top 10 streamed songs in the UK 2018

1. God's Plan - Drake
2. One Kiss - Dua Lipa
3. These Days (feat. Jess Glynne, Macklemore & Dan Caplen) - Rudimental
4. Friends - Marshmello
5. This Is Me - Keala Settle
6. River - Eminem
7. IDGAF- Dua Lipa
8. Shotgun - George Ezra
9. Barking - Ramz
10. Tip Toe (feat. French Montana) - Jason Derulo

The UK top streamed female artists 2018 

1. Dua Lipa
2. Ariana Grande
3. Anne-Marie
4. Camila Cabello
5. Rihanna
6. Nicki Minaj
7. Mabel
8. Keala Settle
9. Rita Ora
10. Sia

UK top streamed male 2018

1. Drake
2. Eminem
3. Ed Sheeran
4. Post Malone
5. Xxxtentacion
6. David Guetta
7. Calvin Harris
8. Marshmello
9. George Ezra
10. Hugh Jackman 

UK top streamed band 2018
1. Imagine Dragons
2. Little Mix
3. Coldplay
4. Clean Bandit
5. Arctic Monkeys
6. Oasis
7. Maroon 5
8. Rudimental
9. Queen
10. Panic! At the Disco


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