Macklemore first won our hearts with
Can’t Hold Usbecame the party anthem of 2013.
Spotify just released its Year In Review data and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s debut album, The Heist, was the most streamed album in the world, with Can’t Hold Us taking the cake as the top song of 2013.
Spotify’s 24 million active users streamed over 4.5 billion hours of music this year. That’s almost 50,000 years of listening and a lot of insight into what music people love.
Rihanna held onto the throne as the most-streamed female artist for the second year in the row, Imagine Dragons’ track Radioactive hit number one in the U.S., and 16-year-old Lorde got crowned most viral new artist of 2013.
Here are the top 10 songs streamed globally:
Can’t Hold Us – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Wake Me Up — Avicii
Thrift Shop – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Get Lucky — Daft Punk
Radioactive – Imagine Dragons
Let Her Go — Passenger
Blurred Lines — Robin Thicke
Just Give Me A Reason — P!nk
Ho Hey — The Lumineers
I Need Your Love — Calvin Harris
(Blast from the past: The top three songs in the U.S. last year were Somebody That I Used To Know, We Are Young, and Call Me Maybe.)
Now, give the top-streamed tracks a listen:
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