A year in music streaming

posted December 31, 2016 at 01:10 pm
by  Manila Standard Showbitz
Here is a fun fact, based on Spotify, the world’s most popular music streaming service provider, The Chainsmokers is the most streamed artist in the Philippines. Its hit songs “Closer,” “Don’t let me Down,” and “Roses” are the most popular tracks. 

Now, after wrapping up 2016, and we now brace ourselves for 2017, let’s have a quick rundown of the music Filipinos listen to in the year that was.

The Chainsmokers

A production duo featuring Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall, The Chainsmokers mixes indie, dance, and pop into a chart-topping sound that spawned hits like “Roses,” and “Don’t Let Me Down.” Pall and Taggart first made a name for themselves by creating mixes of their favorite indie bands that garnered tens of millions of streams. The Chainsmokers has 34 million monthly listeners. 

The duo of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, otherwise known as The Chainsmokers, is the most streamed artist in the Philippines
Justin Bieber

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber was barely into his teens when he released his 2009 debut, My World, and became one of the youngest success stories in contemporary pop it went either platinum or double platinum in several countries. Bieber is the most streamed male artist with 24 million monthly listeners.  

Ariana Grande

A television star turned pop diva, Ariana Grande emerged in the mid-2010s as an heir to the throne of Mariah Carey. Blessed with powerful vocals that belied her petite frame, Grande is this year most streamed female artist with almost 30 million listeners. 

Top Hits Philippines

It has finally gained more than a million followers this year. Top Hits Philippines is now the country’s most popular playlist followed by Today’s Top Hits, It’s a Hit!, #Hugot, and Morning Stroll.

Topics: Spotify , The Chainsmokers , Andrew Taggart , Alex Pall , Closer , Justin Bieber , Ariana Grande , Mariah Carey , “Don’t Let Me Down” , Roses
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