Taylor Swift is revealed as the most streamed female artist
Taylor Swift is revealed as the most streamed female
artist as Spotify celebrates International Women’s
• Taylor Swift named as most streamed female artist by New Zealander’s
• Rihanna named the most popular female artist on Spotify across the globe
• Thrift Shop by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis revealed as the most popular song streamed by New Zealand women
• Spotify shares inspirational playlists to celebrate International Women’s Day
8th March 2013: To mark International Women’s Day - 8th March 2013 – leading music streaming service Spotify has today revealed America’s sweetheart Taylor Swift as the most streamed female artist in New Zealand.
Rounding out the top ten was Rihanna, Ke$ha, Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Australian vocalist Sia Furler.
Globally, hits such as Diamonds and We Found Love have helped chart-topper Rihanna take the top spot. Britney Spears and Taylor Swift closely followed as the second and third most streamed female artists by Spotify users all over the world.
Listen or link to the top streaming female artists across the globe on Spotify here.
To further celebrate International Women’s Day, Spotify has curated a unique playlist packed full of 101 inspirational tracks from a diverse list of strong female music icons ranging from Beyoncé and Bjork to Billie Holiday and Barbara Streisand. Listen or link to ‘101 Songs to Celebrate International Women's Day’ here.
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Notes to Editors
*Based on streaming data from the past 6 months
most streamed female artists across New
1. Taylor Swift
3. Sia Furler,
5. Nicki Minaj
6. Britney Spears
7. Carly Rae Jepsen
9. Florence Welch
10. Ellie Goulding
Top 10 most streamed female artists across the globe:
2. Britney Spears
3. Taylor Swift
5. Carly Rae Jepson
6. Florence Welch
7. Nicki Minaj
10. Alicia Keys
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