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Ed Sheeran, Clean Bandit Top Shazam’s 2018 Year-End Lists

Clean Bandit and Demi Lovato’s song “Solo” was the most-Shazamed song and Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” was the longest running No. 1 track on the service’s global charts, the company revealed today in its year-end lists.

Nicky Jam and J Balvin’s “X” was the No. 2 most-Shazamed song and Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa’s “One Kiss” was No. 3.

“Perfect” was No. 1 for nine weeks and was also the most-shared song worldwide, after being Shazamed. The most Shazamed track in a day worldwide was “Friends” by Marshmello and Anne-Marie on April 8, while “One Kiss” was the most-added track to a playlist worldwide after being Shazamed.

According to the announcement, more than 2 million artists have been Shazamed this year, representing a 13.2% increase in artist discovery year over year.

Top 10 Most Shazamed tracks in 2018
Rank Track Artist
1 Solo Clean Bandit Feat. Demi Lovato
2 X Nicky Jam & J Balvin
3 One Kiss Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa
4 In My Mind Dynoro & Gigi D’Agostino
5 Perfect Ed Sheeran
6 Leave A Light On Tom Walker
7 Girls Like You Maroon 5 Feat. Cardi B
8 Friends Marshmello & Anne-Marie
9 Flames David Guetta & Sia
10 I Like It Cardi B & Bad Bunny & J Balvin

 

Most Shazamed Songs by genre:

Genre Track Artist
Pop Perfect Ed Sheeran
Hip-Hop I Like It Cardi B & Bad Bunny & J Balvin
Rock/Alternative Feel It Still Portugal. The Man
Dance Solo Clean Bandit Feat. Demi Lovato
Country You Make It Easy Jason Aldean
R&B/Soul Love Lies Khalid & Normani
Latino X Nicky Jam & J Balvin
K-Pop FAKE LOVE BTS

 

 

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