Spotify Reveals Most-Streamed Artists in Mexico for 2016: Maluma, Justin Bieber & More

Maluma performs in 2016
Jordi Vidal/Redferns

Maluma performs at Sant Jordi Club on Oct. 7, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. 

As 2016 comes to a close, Spotify revealed the most-streamed artists and songs in Mexico throughout the year.

Among the names are national artists like Juan Gabriel and Banda MS and international superstars including Justin Bieber and Maluma -- who was named the most-listened-to male artist and whose album Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy leads the most-streamed albums in that country. 

The year-end list also reflects Spotify's global lists, dominated by Drake and Rihanna, as both artists are also among the most-streamed in Mexico. Below, check out year-end lists, including the most-streamed albums, fun musical facts, and the top 10 most-streamed Mexican artists in the world.

Most-streamed artists in Mexico: 

1. Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga

2. Maluma

3. Coldplay

4. Justin Bieber

5. Juan Gabriel

6. Drake

7. La Arrolladora Banda El Limón de Rene Camacho

8. Alejandro Fernández

9. J Balvin

10. Enrique Iglesias

Most-streamed tracks in Mexico:

1. "One Dance" (feat. WizKid and Kyla) - Drake

2. "Borro Cassette" - Maluma

3. "I Took a Pill in Ibiza" (Seeb remix) - Mike Posner

4. "Middle" - DJ Snake feat. Bipolar Sunshine

5. "Duele el corazón" - Enrique Iglesias

Most-streamed albums in Mexico:

1. Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy - Maluma

2. Purpose - Justin Bieber 

3. Views - Drake

4. Blurryface - Twenty One Pilots

5. Place is the Mission: Extended - Major Lazer

6. A Head Full of Dreams - Coldplay 

7. Qué Bendición - Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga

8. Ha*Ash Primera Fila - Hecho Realidad - Ha*Ash 

9. Anti - Rihanna

10. Revival - Selena Gomez   

Fun facts in Mexico 2016:

  • Top sex song: Cheat Codes x Kris Kross Amsterdam - "Sex"
  • Top sad song: Coldplay - "The Scientist"
  • Top breakup song & top party dance song: Maluma? - "Borro Cassette"
  • Top workout song: Drake - "One Dance"
  • Top gaming song: DJ Snake feat. Bipolar Sunshine - "Middle"
  • Most musical day: Sept. 15

Most-streamed Mexican artists outside of Mexico: 

1. Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga

2. Maná

3. Reik

4. Jesse & Joy

5. La Arrolladora Banda El Limón

6. Julión Álvarez y su Norteño Banda

7. Vicente Fernández

8. Calibre 50

9. Juan Gabriel

10. Sin Bandera


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