By Sam Bridge
Deezer revealed that Ariana Grande was the most listened to artist in the UAE over the past 12 months
Streaming services company Deezer has revealed the top songs, artists, albums and playlists in the UAE since its launch in the country a year ago.
In celebration of its first year anniversary in the Middle East and North Africa, Deezer revealed that Ariana Grande was the most listened to artist in the UAE over the past 12 months.
It added that Taki Taki by DJ Snake, Cardi B, Selena Gomez, Ozuna topped the list of the highest streamed song while Beerbongs & Bentleys by the American rapper Post Malone was the most popular album.
Furthermore, Top United Arab Emirates was named the most popular playlist on the Deezer app over the same period.
Top 5 Songs:Taki Taki – DJ Snake, Cardi B, Selena Gomez, OzunaHappier – Marshmello, BastilleWithout Me – HalseySunflower – Swae Lee, Post MaloneThank U, Next – Ariana Grande
Top 5 Artists:Ariana GrandeEd SheeranPost MaloneBillie EilishJ Balvin
Top 5 Albums:Beerbongs & BentleysThank U, NextWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?ScorpionDua Lipa
Tarek Mounir, CEO - MENA and Turkey, Deezer said: “We are delighted to reach this important milestone in our journey in the region. The Middle East and North Africa is a key growth market for Deezer owing to a number of factors such as a large young population that is digitally-savvy and deeply passionate about music.
"Over the last year, we have enjoyed connecting users in the region to locally-relevant content while also giving them an opportunity to discover new artists, genres and playlists. Music is at the heart of everything we do at Deezer so it is only fitting that we mark this occasion by celebrating our artists, users and their shared love of music,” he added.
Deezer launched in MENA in October 2018 with an exclusive long-term agreement with Rotana. With 14 million active monthly users, the music streaming service offers access to 56 million tracks in multiple languages.