2018 was undoubtedly the Year of Drake. The Toronto-native rhymer managed to plant himself within the headlines all 12 months lengthy, from rap beef and juicy drama to the 12 months’s most ubiquitous album, and a handful of damaged information in addition. Now, because the 12 months attracts to a detailed, Apple Music and Spotify have each launched their prime album and artist statistics, and unsurprisingly, Drake occupies each lists with a dominating presence.
Apple’s official rankings for prime songs of the 12 months embody three Drake cuts, the inescapable “God’s Plan,” New Orleans bounce anthem “Nice For What,” and viral sensation “In My Feelings.” Drake’s Scorpion additionally deservedly took dwelling the highest album designation, beating out Cardi B, Post Malone, and Travis Scott‘s vastly profitable LP drops this 12 months. Spotify’s official 12 months finish numbers mirror Apple’s, with Dua Lipa, Ariana Grande, and Ed Sheeran in competition as nicely. Spotify’s 12 months finish totals additionally declare Drake’s music was streamed a cumulative eight.2 billion instances on the platform this 12 months.
That’s a wrap on one other marquee 12 months for Drake.