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APPLE, SHAZAM SHARE THEIR 2019 STATS

Lil Nas X had the most streamed song of 2019 on Apple Music globally while Billie Eilish’s debut was the most played album. Shazam users were particularly attracted to J Balvin.

Apple Music and Shazam have released their Top 10s for the year, offering breakdowns sorted by genre.  Ariana Grande is the lone artist with two tracks among the most streamed songs; Eilish has the most streamed album and most Shazamed song and is the most streamed Alternative artist.

Apple Music Global Top Streamed Album of 2019
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Apple Music Global Top 10 Streamed Songs of 2019

  1. Lil Nas X f/Billy Ray Cyrus - “Old Town Road”
  2. Post Malone & Swae Lee – “Sunflower”
  3. Ariana Grande – “thank u, next”
  4. Ariana Grande – “7 Rings”
  5. Billie Eilish – “bad guy”
  6. Post Malone – “Wow.”
  7. Meek Mill f/Drake – “Going Bad”
  8. Halsey – “Without Me”
  9. Gunna & Lil Baby – “Drip Too Hard”
  10. Travis Scott – “SICKO MODE”

Apple Music’s 2019 Top Streamed Artists by Genre

Alternative - Billie Eilish
Classical - Ludovico Einaudi
Country - Luke Combs
Hip-Hop - Drake
J-Pop - aimyon
K-Pop - BTS
Latin - Bad Bunny
Pop - Ariana Grande
R&B - Khalid Rock – Queen

Top 10 Most-Shazamed Songs
“bad guy” - Billie Eilish
“Someone You Loved” - Lewis Capaldi
“Dance Monkey” - Tones And I
“Calma (Remix)” - Pedro Capó & Farruko
“Piece Of Your Heart” - Meduza Feat. Goodboys
“Con Calma” - Daddy Yankee f/Snow
“Señorita” - Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
“Old Town Road” - Lil Nas X
“Sweet But Psycho” - Ava Max
“Giant” - Calvin Harris & Rag’n’Bone Man

Most-Shazamed Artist

J Balvin

“Say My Name” - David Guetta & Bebe Rexha & J Balvin
“China" - Anuel AA & Daddy Yankee & Karol G f/Ozuna & J Balvin
“I Like It” - Cardi B & Bad Bunny & J Balvin
“Con Altura” - ROSALÍA & J Balvin f/El Guincho
“Contra La Pared” - Sean Paul & J Balvin

Most-Shazamed Song in a Day (2019 and all-time)
“Dance Monkey” - Tones And I

Most-Shazamed Songs by Genre
Pop: “bad guy” - Billie Eilish
Alternative/Rock: “Someone You Loved” - Lewis Capaldi
Latin: “Calma (Remix)” - Pedro Capó & Farruko
Dance: “Piece Of Your Heart” - Meduza f/Goodboys
Country: “Old Town Road” - Lil Nas X
Hip-Hop: “Wow.” - Post Malone
R&B/Soul: “Talk” - Khalid & Disclosure
K-Pop: “Boy With Luv” - BTS f/Halsey

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