Drake
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Drake

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Toronto native Drake, full name Aubrey Drake Graham, dominated U.S. music streams in 2018 with his multi-platinum, Grammy-contending “Scorpion” and its chart-topping singles “God’s Plan,” “Nice for What” and the dance-spawning hit of the summer, “In My Feelings.” Last July, every one of the double-album’s 25 tracks had charted on the Billboard 100 as rumors swirled the hip-hop star might be moving from Republic to Def Jam Records. Drake is currently on his Aubrey and the Three Migos tour. He runs his OVO label through Warner Bros., struck sponsorship deals with Nike and Sprite and signed an innovative $19 million pact with Apple Music that has produced all-Drake-all-the-time radio, several ads and the 23-minute short “Please Forgive Me,” a visual companion to his album “Views.”

Career

  • DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION
  • Views
  • "In My Feelings"

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Drake, Ed Sheeran, Rihanna Top Spotify's 10th Anniversary Charts

Drake, Ed Sheeran, Rihanna Top Spotify's 10th Anniversary Charts

While the company was founded in 2006, Spotify officially launched in October of 2008, and it’s no understatement to say that it has changed the way millions of people experience music. In observance of that anniversary, the world’s leading streaming service has released several “All-Time Great” lists called “Decade of Discovery.”Most Globally Streamed Artist of all Time1. Drake2. Ed Sheeran3. Eminem4. The Weeknd5. Rihanna6. Kanye West7. Coldplay8. Justin Bieber9. Calvin Harris10. Ariana GrandeMost Globally Streamed Albums1. Ed Sheeran – ÷2. Justin...

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