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Here are the most streamed songs on Spotify for this summer

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With streaming service Spotify hitting 170 million monthly active users and 75 million paid subscribers as of Q2 this year, It's obvious more users are taking to the the platform for a seamless music experience with global consumers streaming favorite songs every single day.

For this summer, Drake's chart topping "In My Feelings" song took the number 1 position on Spotify streams with over 393 million streams between the 1st of June and the 20th of August setting a stage for a viral dance challenge and a globally recognized standout lyric ; “Kiki, do you love me?”

Maroon 5's "Girls Like You" featuring Cardi B took the second position with about 293 million streams with the 3rd position also involving Cardi as the acclaimed female rapper's “I Like It” (featuring J Balvin and Bad Bunny) came in at a close third with over 289 million streams for the same period.

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Other top streamed music includes Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa's "One Kiss", “Solo” by Clean Bandit (featuring Demi Lovato), 5 Seconds of Summer’s “Youngblood” and Ariana Grande's “no tears left to cry”.

19-year-old Chicago rapper Juice WRLD took the stage as a recognized breakout star with his “Lucid Dreams” track  being a consistent presence on Spotify's global charts for the last 2 months.

"Juice WRLD is undoubtedly the breakout star of the summer,” says Carl Chery, Spotify’s Head of Urban Music. “His rise was one of the quickest in recent memory but his music has proven to have staying power. His knack for melodies and his willingness to be vulnerable on songs like ‘Lucid Dreams’ connected with his audience in a real way."

Latin jam “Te Boté – Remix” also came up as a top summer track on a global level with world stage newcomer Nio Garcia taking the hem along with Casper Magico, Darrell, Ozuna, Bad Bunny and Nicky Jam who also featured in the song.

"The current music landscape is much more diverse than it has ever been, and that's why we're able to witness these smash breakthroughs from an artist like Nio Garcia," says Rocio Guerrero, Spotify's Head of Global Cultures.

"Songs like ‘Te Boté’ and 'Asesina' from Brytiago and Darell are connecting to listeners globally. It's not just Latin people listening —there is a captive, worldwide audience fully embracing reggaeton and Latin trap, so it's not surprising to see ‘Te Boté’ find a place at the top of the charts this summer."

The full playlist of the top Songs of The Summer is embed below:




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