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Spotify's Most Streamed Artists of 2012

2012 is nearly at and end so Spotify have released their most played artists of 2012 and it reads pretty much like the track listings on a Now That's What I Call Music CD.

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Most-streamed tracks of 2012 (Global)

  1. Gotye featuring Kimbra - Somebody That I Used To Know
  2. Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
  3. Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe – We Are Young
  4. Flo Rida - Whistle
  5. Flo Rida featuring Sia - Wild Ones
  6. Train - Drive By
  7. Nicki Minaj - Starships
  8. Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa - Payphone
  9. David Guetta featuring Sia - Titanium
  10. Loreen - Euphoria

Most-streamed tracks of 2012 (UK)

  1. Gotye featuring Kimbra - Somebody That I Used To Know
  2. Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
  3. David Guetta featuring Sia – Titanium
  4. Fun featuring Janelle Monae – We Are Young
  5. Nicki Minaj - Starships
  6. Flo Rida featuring Sia - Wild Ones
  7. Rihanna – We Found Love
  8. Alex Clare – Too Close
  9. Train – Drive By
  10. Jessie J – Domino

Most-streamed albums of 2012

  1. David Guetta - Nothing But The Beat
  2. Gotye - Making Mirrors
  3. Drake - Take Care
  4. Lana Del Ray - Born To Die
  5. One Direction - Up All Night
  6. Fun. - Some Nights
  7. Rihanna - Talk That Talk
  8. Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto
  9. Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
  10. Flo Rida - Wild Ones

Most-shared tracks by Spotify users

  1. Gotye Somebody That I Used To Know
  2. Carly Rae Jepsen Call Me Maybe
  3. Fun. We Are Young - feat. Janelle Monáe
  4. Flo Rida featuring Sia Wild Ones
  5. David Guetta Titanium - feat. Sia
  6. Flo Rida featuring Sia - Whistle
  7. Train - Drive By
  8. Maroon 5 - Payphone
  9. Rihanna - We Found Love
  10. Michel Teló - Ai Se Eu Te Pego – Live

Most-streamed female artists

  1. Rihanna
  2. Nicki Minaj
  3. Adele
  4. Lana Del Ray
  5. Katy Perry
  6. Carly Rae Jepsen
  7. Beyonce
  8. Taylor Swift
  9. Loreen
  10. Kelly Clarkson

Most-streamed male artists

  1. David Guetta
  2. Flo Rida
  3. Eminem
  4. Skrillex
  5. Gotye
  6. Drake
  7. Pitbull
  8. Jay-Z and Kanye West
  9. Chris Brown
  10. Avicii

Most-streamed bands

  1. Coldplay
  2. Maroon 5
  3. Fun.
  4. Mumford and Sons
  5. Florence and the Machine
  6. Linkin Park
  7. LMFAO
  8. One Direction
  9. Train
  10. Glee Cast

Most popular apps by usage

  1. TuneWiki
  2. Soundrop
  3. We Are Hunted
  4. Last.fm
  5. Pitchfork
  6. Digstr
  7. musiXmatch
  8. Billboard
  9. Filtr
  10. Moodagent