It isn’t just Spotify that can do the end-of-year charts thing. Deezer has published some of its top lists of 2020, albeit without stream figures attached.
J Balvin was the platform’s top artist for the third year in a row: renewed evidence, not that anyone needs it, of his global popularity (although also the fact that one of Deezer’s stronger regions is Latin America).
The Weeknd, Dua Lip and Bad Bunny were the next most popular artists, with The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ taking the top album slot, and Tones and I’s ‘Dance Monkey’ topping Deezer’s tracks of the year rankings.
There’s also an interesting list of artists ranked by how many ‘superfans’ – heavy streamers in this context – they have. Eminem beat out BTS to top that chart, although the Beatles and Queen were also in the top 10. Like Spotify, Deezer is offering listeners their own personalised lists too, via its My Deezer Year promo.
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