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Drake is Spotify's most streamed artist of the year

Host Drake speaks during the 2014 ESPYS at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 16, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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Spotify users are clearly listening to Drake. The rapper was the most streamed artist of the year globally.

Spotify announced its end-of-the-year list Tuesday and said Drake earned 1.8 billion streams in 2015. Rihanna was the year's most streamed female performer with 1 billion streams, while Major Lazer's ubiquitous hit, "Lean On," was the most streamed song of the year with 540 million streams.

The Weeknd's breakout album, "Beautify Behind the Madness," was the most streamed album of the year, beating Drake's "If You're Reading This It's Too Late," which was No. 2.

"It's been an insane year working with some really talented people. Thank you to the fans on Spotify for making 'Beauty Behind the Madness' the most streamed album of 2015," said The Weeknd.

Ed Sheeran, who was the top streaming artist last year, was second behind Drake. The Weeknd, Maroon 5 and Kanye West rounded out the top five.

In the United States, Drake topped the list of most streamed artists, followed by the Weeknd, West, Sheeran and Eminem. Drake's "If You're Reading This" also topped the U.S. albums list, while Fetty Wap's "Trap Queen" was the most streamed song in America.

In Spotify's all-time lists, Sheeran is the most streamed act with more than 3 billion streams; Justin Bieber has the record for most streams in a day with 36 million streams; and Major Lazer's "Lean On," which features MO and DJ Snake, is the leading song.

Norwegian DJ and producer Kygo was crowned breakout artist of the year, with 1 billion streams.

He said that 2015 "has been a crazy year for me, and Spotify have supported me right from the start."