Malaysians love Siti Nurhaliza and Ed Sheeran, according to Spotify

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 – Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza proves she is indeed the queen in the local music scene as she is named the Most Streamed Local Artiste in Malaysia in 2017. Siti, who is currently taking a break from the music scene as she is pregnant, released her 17th album SimetriSiti in May. She is trailed by Faizal Tahir, Malique, Yuna and Uniq.

In its annual Year In Music, Spotify reveals that Ed Sheeran is the Most Streamed Artiste of 2017 in Malaysia as well as globally. No surprise there as the British singer’s latest album ÷ (Divide) is also the Most Streamed Album of the year, clocking 3.1 billion streams worldwide while his hit single Shape Of You is named the Most Streamed Track of all time on Spotify, now with over 1.4 billion streams.

Apart from Sheeran, Malaysians also love The Chainsmokers, Coldplay, K-pop boyband BTS and Taiwanese star Jay Chou as they round-up the Top 5 Most Streamed Artiste In Malaysia.

Here’s a quick look at other categories:

Most Streamed Female Artistes

1. Taylor Swift
2. Selena Gomez
3. Dua Lipa
4. Alessia Cara
5. Ariana Grande

Most Streamed Male Artistes

1. Ed Sheeran
2. Jay Chou
3. Bruno Mars
4. Charlie Puth
5. Martin Garrix

Most Streamed Albums

1. Divide – Ed Sheeran
2. 24K Magic – Bruno Mars
3. Starboy – The Weeknd
4. Illuminate – Shawn Mendes
5. Memories…Do Not Open – The Chainsmokers

Most Streamed Tracks

1. Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
2. Despacito – Remix – Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber
3. Something Just Like This – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
4. Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur
5. Attention – Charlie Puth

Top 10 Streamed Malaysian Artistes

1. Siti Nurhaliza
2. Faizal Tahir
3. Malique
4. Yuna
5. Unic
6. Tajul
7. Aiman Tino
8. Hyper Act
9. Sufian Suhaimi
10. Projector Band


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