Drake Named World’s Best-Selling Recording Artist of 2016 by IFPI

Global phenomenon Drake has been named as the world’s best selling recording artist of 2016 by IFPI.


Highlighting the success of the his latest album Views, that became the very fist album to reach one billion streams on Apple Music, Drake is the fourth recipient to receive this award  – reflecting his worldwide success across physical and digital formats.


Along with the Global Recording Artist Award, Drake has also topped IFPI’s annual Global Top 10 list. Check out the rest of  IFPI’s Top 10 list below:


Top 10 Global Recording Artists of 2016


1              Drake

2              David Bowie

3              Coldplay

4              Adele

5              Justin Bieber

6              Twenty One Pilots

7              Beyoncé

8              Rihanna

9              Prince

10           The Weeknd


(Source: IFPI)