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spotifybirthdaySpotify, the popular music streaming service, has just released its most popular artists, songs and albums for the year in Australia and globally.

The Spotify Year in Review has revealed the listening habits of more than 24 million users from all over the world.

More than 4.5 billion hours– almost 50,000 years – of music was streamed on Spotify globally in the past 12 months.

This year Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s was the most streamed artist with Can’t Hold Us taking out the title as the most streamed song of the year.

Avici’s Wake Me Up was the second most streamed song with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis also taking out third place with Thrift Shop.

Daft Punk’s Get Lucky took out the title as the most streamed song in a single day (April 20) and came in as the fourth most streamed song overall.

In Australia, Daft Punk took out the title as the most streamed artist followed by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

Flume capped off a huge year as the most streamed Australian artist while his self-titled debut album was the most streamed Australian album.

His single Holdin’ On featured in the top 10 most streamed songs of the year.

Lorde, the 17-year-old prodigy, was the most streamed female artist in Australia with her smash Royals – the third most streamed song in the country.

Rihanna held on to her crown as the most streamed female artist for the second year in a row with Lana Del Ray and Pink taking out second and third respectively.

Most Streamed Tracks of 2013 (Global)

1.    Can’t Hold Us – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

2.    Wake Me Up – Avicii

3.    Thrift Shop  – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

4.    Get Lucky – Daft Punk

5.    Radioactive – Imagine Dragons

6.    Let Her Go – Passenger

7.    Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke

8.    Just Give Me A Reason – P!nk

9.    Ho Hey – The Lumineers

10. I Need Your Love – Calvin Harris

Most Streamed Tracks of 2013 (Australia)

1.    Get Lucky Daft Punk

2.    Can’t Hold Us Down – Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

3.    Royals – Lorde

4.    Let Her Go – Passenger

5.    Radioactive – Imagine Dragon

6.    Wake Me Up – Avicii

7.    Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke

8.    Thrift Shop feat. Wanz – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

9.    Holdin’ On  – Flume

10. Pompeii – Bastille

Most streamed artist of 2013 (Global)

1.    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

2.    Avicii

3.    Daft Punk

4.    Eminem

5.    Imagine Dragons

6.    Jay Z

7.    Bruno Mars

8.    Rihanna

9.    Calvin Harris

10.  Drake

 

Most streamed artist of 2013 (Australia)

1.    Daft Punk

2.    Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

3.    Flume

4.    Avicii

5.    Lorde

6.    Calvin Harris

7.    Lana Del Rey

8.    Alt-J

9.    Kanye West

10. Eminem

 

Most streamed albums of 2013 (Global)

1.    The Heist – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

2.    18 Months – Calvin Harris

3.    Night Visions – Imagine Dragons

4.    The Truth About Love – P!nk

5.    Unorthodox Jukebox – Bruno Mars

6.    The Lumineers – The Lumineers

7.    Random Access Memories – Daft Punk

8.    All The Little Lights – Passenger

9.    Take Me Home: Yearbook Edition – One Direction

10. Born To Die – Lana Del Rey

 

Most streamed albums of 2013 (Australia)

1.    Flume – Flume

2.    The Heist – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

3.    18 Months – Calvin Harris

4.    Random Access Memories – Daft Punk

5.    My Head Is An Animal – Of Monsters And Men

6.    Channel ORANGE – Frank Ocean

7.    An Awesome Wave – alt-J

8.    All The Little Lights – Passenger

9.    Unorthadox Jukebox – Bruno Mars

10. + – Ed Sheeran

 

Most viral track of 2013

Get Lucky – Daft Punk

 

Most viral new artist

Lorde

 

Most streamed females of 2013 (Global)

1.    Rihanna

2.    Lana Del Rey

3.    P!nk

4.    Katy Perry

5.    Taylor Swift

6.    Miley Cyrus

7.    Ellie Goulding

8.    Beyoncé

9.    Florence + The Machine

10. Lady Gaga

 

Most streamed males of 2013 (Global)

1.    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

2.    Avicii

3.    Daft Punk

4.    Eminem

5.    Jay Z

6.    Imagine Dragons

7.    Bruno Mars

8.    Calvin Harris

9.    Drake

10. Justin Timberlake

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