Ed Sheeran dominates Spotify PH year-end playlists!

Darryl Esguerra
PUBLISHED December 8, 2017 09:29 am
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(Inside Manila) Music, podcast, and video streaming service Spotify released its year-end playlist for the world's and each country's most-streamed songs and artists. Topping the global and Philippine charts is the touted “biggest male pop star in the world", Ed Sheeran.


The singer-songwriter, who is set to mark his Manila return on April 2018, also topped the Top Tracks list of the world and the Philippines with his song “Shape of You”.


Coming in at second as the country’s top artists are The Chainsmokers followed by Bruno Mars. Coldplay, who is the most-streamed band in the Philippines and in the world, ranked 4th with Taylor Swift completing the top five list. Maroon 5, Ariana Grande, LANY (who played 5 sold out shows in Manila last August), and BTS round out the Top 10.


For a clearer sight of Spotify 2017 year-end playlists topnotchers, here is a rundown of the lists:


Top Artists Philippines



  • Ed Sheeran

  • The Chainsmokers

  • Bruno Mars

  • Coldplay

  • Taylor Swift


Top Artists Worldwide



  • Ed Sheeran

  • Drake

  • The Weeknd

  • Kendrick Lamar

  • The Chainsmokers


Top Tracks Philippines



  • "Shape of You," Ed Sheeran

  • "Say You Won’t Let Go," James Arthur

  • "Versace On The Floor," Bruno Mars

  • "That’s What I Like," Bruno Mars

  • "Something Just Like This," The Chainsmokers


Most Streamed Tracks (Worldwide)



  • “Shape of You,” Ed Sheeran

  • “Despacito (Remix),” Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber

  • “Despacito,” Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee

  • “Something Just Like This,” The Chainsmokers feat. Coldplay

  • “I’m the One,” DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Quavo, Lil Wayne


Top Artists Philippines (Groups)



  • Coldplay

  • Maroon 5

  • LANY

  • BTS

  • Little Mix


Top Artists Worldwide (Groups)



  • Coldplay

  • Imagine Dragons

  • Maroon 5

  • Linkin Park

  • Migos

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