Macklemore's 'Can't Hold Us' Spotify's Most-Streamed Song of 2013

Ryan Lewis & Macklemore attend the 2013 YouTube Music Awards, November 3, 2013 in New York City.

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis first broke into the mainstream with "Thrift Shop," but according to music streaming service Spotify, it wasn't even their biggest song of the year.

Spotify has released its year-end totals, and the rap/production duo's "Can't Hold Us" is the most-streamed song globally. The song, featuring Ray Dalton, was a hit across the world and hit No. 1 in the U.S., becoming the group's second single to do so on the Hot 100.

Globally, Macklemore occupied two of the top three spots, placing "Thrift Shop" at No. 3. The ratings go well with the duo's album "The Heist" becoming the most-streamed record on the service.

Had it been released earlier in the year, Avicii's "Wake Me Up!" might have topped the standings. The electro-country mashup came in at No. 2 despite coming out in June -- as opposed to "Can't Hold Us," which streamed the entire year.

Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" came in at No. 4 while Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive," which was the most-streamed song in the U.S., hit No. 5.

While Macklemore topped all others in overall streams across the world, Drake was the most-streamed artist stateside, owing to his No. 1 album "Nothing Was the Same." Macklemore's "The Heist" also fell short in the U.S. in terms of albums most streamed, losing out to Imagine Dragons' "Night Visions."

Both lists were largely male-dominated in the U.S.; Lorde's "Royals" hit No. 6 in the U.S. in terms of streamed songs, while Lana Del Rey was the ninth-most-streamed artist in the country after her "Born to Die: Paradise Edition" hit No. 7 of the most-streamed albums in the U.S.

Most streamed tracks of 2013:

"Can't Hold Us" – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton
"Wake Me Up!" – Avicii
"Thrift Shop" – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz
"Get Lucky" – Daft Punk feat. Pharrell
"Radioactive" – Imagine Dragons
"Let Her Go" – Passenger
"Blurred Lines" – Robin Thicke feat. T.I., Pharrell
"Just Give Me A Reason" – P!nk feat. Nate Ruess
"Ho Hey" – The Lumineers
"I Need Your Love" – Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding

Most streamed artists of 2013 globally:

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Avicii
Daft Punk
Eminem
Imagine Dragons
Jay Z
Bruno Mars
Rihanna
Calvin Harris
Drake

Most streamed albums of 2013 globally:

"The Heist" – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
"18 Months" – Calvin Harris
"Night Visions" – Imagine Dragons
"The Truth About Love" – P!nk
"Unorthodox Jukebox" – Bruno Mars
"The Lumineers" – The Lumineers
"Random Access Memories" – Daft Punk
"All The Little Lights" – Passenger
"Take Me Home: Yearbook Edition" – One Direction
"Born To Die" – Lana Del Rey

Most streamed tracks of 2013 (U.S.):

"Radioactive" - Imagine Dragons
"Thrift Shop" - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz
"Can't Hold Us" - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton
"Get Lucky" - Daft Punk feat. Pharrell
"Blurred Lines" - Robin Thicke feat. T.I., Pharrell
"Royals" - Lorde
"Ho Hey" - The Lumineers
"Mirrors" - Justin Timberlake
"Wake Me Up!" - Avicii
"Sail" - AWOLNATION

Most streamed artists (U.S.):

Drake
Jay Z
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Imagine Dragons
Kanye West
Eminem
Justin Timberlake
Daft Punk
Lana Del Rey
Mumford & Sons

Most streamed albums (U.S.):

"Night Visions" - Imagine Dragons
"The Heist" - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
"The Lumineers" - The Lumineers
"Unorthodox Jukebox" - Bruno Mars
"Magna Carta Holy Grail" - Jay Z
"Nothing Was the Same" - Drake
"Born to Die: The Paradise Edition" - Lana Del Rey
"18 Months" - Calvin Harris
"Good kid, m.A.A.d city" - Kendrick Lamar
"Random Access Memories" - Daft Punk

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