Spotify Uses Streaming Data To Project Grammy Winners

(Hypebot) – Spotify has released data that predicts who will win a Grammy in four of the top categories: Album Of The Year, Record of The Year, Song of The Year and Best New Artist. To predict the winners, Spotify compiled global data on the most streamed songs, albums and artists in each of the categories; and analyzed the listening habits of its 60 million users worldwide to look at the most viral songs, albums and artists in those categories to predict possible “dark horses.”

Dark Horse Winner Predictions

Based on Virality (number of streams divided by the number of shares)

Record of the Year
Sia – Chandelier

Album of the Year
Pharrell Williams – G I R L

Song of the Year
Hozier – Take Me to Church

Best New Artist
Bastille


Most Streamed Record of the Year

1. Chandelier – Sia

2. Stay With Me – Sam Smith

3. Fancy – Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX

4. All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor

5. Shake It Off – Taylor Swift


Most Streamed Album of the Year

1. Ed Sheeran – X

2. Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour

3. Pharrell Williams – G I R L

4. Beyoncé – Beyoncé

5. Beck – Morning Phase


Most Streamed Song of the Year

1. Chandelier – Sia

2. Stay With Me – Sam Smith

3. All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor

4. Take Me To Church – Hozier

5. Shake It Off – Taylor Swift


Best New Artist

1. Sam Smith

2. Iggy Azalea

3. Bastille

4. HAIM

5. Brandy Clark

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