Eraserheads most streamed OPM artist on Spotify in 2015
( - December 2, 2015 - 11:01pm

MANILA, Philippines — For the second year in a row, rock band Eraserheads is the most played local artist on music streaming service Spotify in the Philippines.

Eraserhads has so far bested all local artists on Spotify since it was launched in the Philippines in July 2014.

OPM band Up Dharma Down, singer Sarah Geronimo and bands Silent Sanctuary and MYMP occupy Spotify Philippines's top five OPM artist list.

READ: Spotify names top artists, hits of 2014

Overall, however, Ed Sheeran is most streamed artist on Spotify in the Philippines, followed by Maroon 5, One Direction, Ariana Grande and Sam Smith.

Ed Sheeran's "Thinking Out Loud" is the most streamed track on Spotify Philippines.

Here is the rest of Spotify Philippines' Year in Music 2015:

Top Five Artists in the Philippines

  1. Ed Sheeran
  2. Maroon 5
  3. One Direction
  4. Ariana Grande
  5. Sam Smith

Top Five OPM Artists

  1. Eraserheads
  2. Up Dharma Down
  3. Sarah Geronimo
  4. Silent Sanctuary
  5. MYMP

Top Five Tracks in the Philippines

  1. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
  2. Love Me Like You Do (Fifty Shades Of Grey) – Ellie Goulding
  3. Sugar – Maroon 5
  4. Photograph – Ed Sheeran
  5. See You Again (feat. Charlie Puth) – Wiz Khalifa

Top Five Albums in the Philippines

  1. Title – Meghan Trainor
  2. Beauty Behind The Madness – The Weeknd
  3. Reflection – Fifth Harmony
  4. Delirium – Ellie Goulding
  5. My House – Flo Rida

Top Five Viral Tracks in the Philippines

  1. Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
  2. Photograph – Ed Sheeran
  3. Hotline Bling - Drake
  4. Stuck – Darren Espanto
  5. Marvin Gaye (feat. Meghan Trainor) – Charlie Puth

Meanwhile, Spotify Philippines revealed that Drake is the most streamed artist in the world with over 1.8 billion streams this year, beating Ed Sheeran, last year's most streamed artist.

Rihanna is the most streamed female artist of 2015, while Justin Bieber has the most streams in a single with 36 million streams on November 13.

The most streamed album of 2015, however, is "Beauty Behind The Madness" by The Weeknd.

But Ed Sheeran is now the most streamed artist of all time on Spotify, with more than 3 billion streams to date, and with over 59 million listeners this year.

Check out Spotify's global Year in Music 2015 list:

Top Five Global Artists

  1. Drake
  2. Ed Sheeran
  3. The Weeknd
  4. Maroon 5
  5. Kanye West

Top Five Global Males

  1. Drake
  2. Ed Sheeran
  3. The Weeknd
  4. Maroon 5
  5. Kanye West

Top Five Global Females

  1. Rihanna
  2. Ariana Grande
  3. Nicki Minaj
  4. Beyoncé
  5. Ellie Goulding

Top Five Global Tracks

  1. Lean On (feat. MØ & DJ Snake) – Major Lazer
  2. Cheerleader – Felix Jaehn Remix Radio Edit – OMI
  3. Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson
  4. See You Again (feat. Charlie Puth) – Wiz Khalifa
  5. Love Me Like You Do – From “Fifty Shades Of Grey” – Ellie Goulding

Top Five Global Albums

  1. Beauty Behind The Madness – The Weeknd
  2. If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late – Drake
  3. Peace Is The Mission – Major Lazer
  4. Stories – Avicii
  5. Title – Meghan Trainor

Top Five Global Viral Tracks

  1. Sugar (feat. Francesco Yates) – Robin Schulz
  2. Hotline Bling – Drake
  3. Ain’t Nobody (Loves Me Better) – Felix Jaehn
  4. Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
  5. Here – Alessia Cara

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