Spotify breaks down the most popular music of the year on their service, and Pharell, Eminem, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande and Beyoncé are among those included.
By now, it's no secret that streaming giantÂ Spotify has eclipsed nearly every other comparable service in its field, so its new list of the "top" (or most popular) music of the year is probably one of the best gauges of America's listening habits that we have. Including categories for male and female artists, albums and songs, the listÂ includes several artists from the hip-hop/R&B world (alright, mostly the R&B one).
Check out the lists below.
Top Male Artist:
1. Ed Sheeran
3. Calvin Harris
5. David Guetta
Top Female Artist:
1. Ed Sheeran âÂ x
2. Sam Smith âÂ In the Lonely Hour
3. Iggy Azalea âÂ The New Classic
4. Pharrell âÂ G I R L
5. Ariana Grande âÂ My Everything
1. Pharrell â âHappyâ
2. Clean Bandit Feat. Jess Glynne â âRather Beâ
3. Calvin Harris â âSummerâ
4. Katy Perry â âDark Horseâ
5. John Legend â âAll of Me:
6. Pitbull â âTimberâ
7. Magic â âRudeâ
8. Mr. Probz â âWavesâ
9. Ariana Grande â âProblemâ
10. OneRepublic â âCounting Starsâ
Are any of these surprising to you? Let us know in the comments.Â