Rihanna is Spotify's most streamed female artist again



Rihanna has been named the most streamed female artist in the world by online music service Spotify.

It is the second year in a row Rihanna has topped the list, which has been compiled to celebrate International Women's Day.

Katy Perry and Lana Del Rey are the second and third most popular women on the streaming site.

Spotify also confirmed that Rihanna was the most popular female artist in the UK.

Katy Perry

Hits including Cheers! Drink to That and her 2013 track Stay featuring Mikky Ekko helped the Bajan musician claim the top spot.

Top 10 most streamed female artists on Spotify worldwide

    • 1 - Rihanna
    • 2 - Katy Perry
    • 3 - Lana Del Rey
    • 4 - Beyonce
    • 5 - Pink
    • 6 - Lady Gaga
    • 7 - Taylor Swift
    • 8 - Ellie Goulding
    • 9 - Florence + The Machine
    • 10 - Miley Cyrus

Spotify also analysed local trends, which showed that Beyonce was the second most streamed female singer in the UK and Katy Perry was third

It has created a special playlist to mark International Women's Day, featuring the most streamed females from across the globe.

International Women's Day will take place on Saturday.

It started to be observed in the early 1900s but has become increasingly important in recent years.

Many companies and organisations now take part, with events including political rallies, business conferences, craft markets and fashion parades taking place across the globe.

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