Spotify reveal twenty most popular songs from NYE
Psy’s viral K-pop smash ‘Gangam Style’ has been revealed as the most popular song played on New Year’s Eve this year.
The track, which recently became the first music video to pass one billion views on YouTube, was the song most Spotify users played on December 31 as 2012 became 2013. The music streaming company have revealed the full list of the 20 tracks played on the night with Rihannas ‘Diamonds’ in at number two. A statement from Spotify added that ‘Gangnam Style’ had twice as many plays as ‘Diamonds’.
Further down the list include tracks by Swedish House Mafia, will.i.am, Bruno Mars, Robbie Williams, Wiley and Disclosure. Scroll down to see the full list.
Psy, whose real name is Park Jae-Sang, has had worldwide success with ‘Gangnam Style’ and has sold more than four million copies around the globe. He also bagged the first UK Number One by a Korean artist.
Earlier this year, the high-octane video broke YouTube’s record for the ‘most liked’ video ever on the site after hitting over 2,234,180 likes. Guinness World Records reported that the video overshadowed LMFAO’s ‘Party Rock Anthem’, which had 1,574,963 likes, as well as Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’ which had 1,327,147 and Adele’s ‘Rolling In The Deep’ with its 1,245,641.
1. Gangnam Style – Psy
2. Diamonds – Rihanna
3. Don’t You Worry Child (Radio Edit) feat. John Martin – Swedish House Mafia
4. Scream & Shout – will.i.am feat. Britney Spears
5. Locked Out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
6. Impossible – James Arthur
7. Sweet Nothing – Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch
8. Candy – Robbie Williams
9. Troublemaker – Olly Murs feat. Flo Rida
10. Beneath Your Beautiful – Labrinth feat Emeli Sande
11. Ho Hey – The Lumineers
12. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together – Taylor Swift
13. Ni**as In Paris – Jay-Z
14. Die Young – Ke$ha
15. Can You Hear Me? – JME & Ms D Wiley feat. Skepta
16. Titanium – David Guetta feat. Sia
17. One More Night – Maroon 5
18. Hall of Fame – The Script
19. Disclosure – Latch feat. Sam Smith
20. Gold Dust – DJ Fresh