Rihanna named as the world's most streamed female artist

The singer tops the Spotify poll of the last six months

Rihanna named as the world's most streamed female artist

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Rihanna has been named as the most streamed female artist of the last six months.

The singer tops a global poll compiled by Spotify, beating Britney Spears and Taylor Swift to the title. A UK list also released to mark Friday's International Women's Day (March 8) revealed that Taylor Swift is the most streamed artist in the UK, followed by Rihanna and Florence Welch.

The top 10 most streamed female artists across the globe are as follows:

Rihanna
Britney Spears
Taylor Swift
Ke$ha
Carly Rae Jepsen
Florence Welch
Nicki Minaj
P!nk
Loreen
Alicia Keys


The top 10 most streamed female artists in the UK:

Taylor Swift
Rihanna
Florence Welch
Emeli Sandé
Britney Spears
Ellie Goulding
Ke$ha
Gabrielle Aplin
Nicki Minaj
P!nk


Rihanna recently revealed that she will play a special extra show at this year's Open'er festival in Poland. The festival, which takes place between July 3-6, has confirmed that Rihanna will play an extra gig for people who have four-day festival passes on July 7.

The festival, which will be headlined by Queens of The Stone Age, Blur, Kings of Leon and Arctic Monkeys, takes place in Gdynia, Poland from July 3-6. For more information visit Opener.pl/en.

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