Entertainment Arts Jay Chou and BTS top Singapore's 'most-streamed' artists list of 2019

Jay Chou and BTS top Singapore’s ‘most-streamed’ artists list of 2019

Spotify also listed the most-streamed track of the year as pop track Señorita by musical couple Shawn Mendes and Camilla Cabello




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On Tuesday (Dec 3), Spotify came out with a list of the “most-streamed” artists and songs of 2019. According to the audio streaming app, Taiwanese singer Jay Chou and K-pop superstars BTS are the top artists among Singaporean listeners, and the most-streamed track of the year was pop track Señorita by musical couple Shawn Mendes and Camilla Cabello.

Spotify, which has truly revolutionised the way we listen to music, has come up with lists of the “most-streamed” artists and songs of the year. They noted that the lists were curated based on the number of plays (lasting at least 30 seconds) recorded for each artist and song.

Singapore’s most-streamed artists of 2019

Singapore’s most-streamed artists on Spotify for 2019. Photos: Facebook

  1. Jay Chou
  2. BTS
  3. Ed Sheeran
  4. JJ Lin
  5. Ariana Grande

Taiwanese crooner Jay Chou bagged the top spot as the artist most listened to this year by Singaporean music lovers. The seven-member K-pop boyband group BTS were next in the number two spot. American singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is in third place, while Singaporean singer JJ Lin and American singer-songwriter Ariana Grande round off the last two spots in the top five most-streamed artists globally for Singaporean listeners.

Singapore’s most-streamed local artists of 2019

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Singapore’s most-streamed local artists on Spotify for 2019. Photos: Facebook

  1. JJ Lin
  2. Stefanie Sun
  3. Jasmine Sokko
  4. Tanya Chua
  5. Gentle Bones

As for domestic artists, Spotifys results showed that Singaporeans listen to JJ Lin the most, followed by local songstress Stefanie Sun and electronic musician Jasmine Sokko. In third and fourth places for most popular local artists for the year are Tanya Chua and Gentle Bones.

Singapore’s most-streamed tracks of 2019

  1. SeñoritaShawn Mendes and Camilla Cabello
  2. Boy With Luv – BTS feat. Halsey
  3. 怎麼了 – Eric Chou
  4. 7 rings – Ariana Grande
  5. Sunflower – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Post Malone feat. Swae Lee

The hot pop track Señorita by couple Shawn Mendes and Camilla Cabello scored the top spot as most-streamed song by Singaporeans in 2019.

The second most-streamed song in Singapore was BTS’ Boy With Luv (featuring Halsey), followed by Eric Chou’s 怎麼了 (What’s Wrong), Ariana Grande’s 7 Rings and then Sunflower – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse by Post Malone and featuring Swae Lee.

Here are other categories created by Spotify in terms of what Singaporeans have listened to all year:

Singapore’s most-streamed male artists of 2019

  1. Jay Chou
  2. Ed Sheeran
  3. JJ Lin
  4. Khalid
  5. Shawn Mendes

Singapore’s most-streamed female artists of 2019

  1. Ariana Grande
  2. Taylor Swift
  3. Billie Eilish
  4. Camila Cabello
  5. Halsey

Singapore’s most-streamed groups of 2019

  1. BTS
  3. Maroon 5
  4. TWICE
  5. 5 Seconds of Summer

Singapore’s most-streamed albums of 2019

  1. Shawn Mendes – Shawn Mendes
  2. Thank you, next – Ariana Grande
  3. Hollywood’s Bleeding – Post Malone
  4. No.6 Collaborations Project – Ed Sheeran
  5. Love Yourself 結 ‘Answer’ – BTS


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