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Coldplay named Spotify’s most streamed band in the world Coldplay named Spotify’s most streamed band in the world

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 18 December 2016

Spotify have named Coldplay as their most streamed band in the entire world. The band have amassed over 5 billion streams on the service – 1 billion of which are for their most recent album ‘A Head Full of Dreams’.

To mark the achievement the band have released a ‘Live From London’ EP via Spotify – featuring stripped back versions of five songs including ‘Viva La Vida’ and ‘Adventure of a Lifetime’.
 
Coldplay were also named Music Week’s Artist of the Year, after an incredible 12 months which saw them top the charts with their seventh studio album, win a BRIT award, headline Glastonbury for a record fourth time, play the Superbowl and embark on worldwide tour in support of ‘A Head Full of Dreams’.