Drake named by Spotify as most-streamed artist of the decade
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Drake named by Spotify as most-streamed artist of the decade

The Canadian-Jewish rapper has racked up an incredible 28billion streams, while his most popular song, One Dance, has been played 1.7 billion times alone

Francine Wolfisz is the Features Editor for Jewish News.

Drake has been named as the most-streamed artist of the decade, according to new stats released by Spotify
Drake has been named as the most-streamed artist of the decade, according to new stats released by Spotify

Drake has been named as the most-streamed artist of the decade, according to new stats released by Spotify.

The Canadian-Jewish rapper has racked up an incredible 28billion streams, while his most popular song, One Dance, has been played 1.7 billion times alone.

His chart-topper came just behind Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You, which was the most streamed song, with 2.3bn streams.

Ed Sheeran, Post Malone, Ariana Grande and Eminem were the other most streamed artist of the 2010s.

The most streamed song of 2019 was Señorita by Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes, which scored more than 1bn streams.

Drake, whose mother is Jewish, has repeatedly referred to his own Judaism in his songs and threw himself a bar mitzvah-themed 31st birthday party.

When he hosted Saturday Night Live, his monologue was titled Drake’s Bar Mitzvah. He also attended Jewish day school in Toronto.

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