Rihanna, Lana Del Rey Are Spotify's Most Streamed Female Artists

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Beyonce is most popular with women, while Katy Perry and Lorde are dominant among male users.

Ahead of International Women's Day on Sunday, March 8, Spotify has released its ranking of its most popular female artists.

The streaming platform noted Friday that Beyonce is the most streamed female artist by women, in the U.S. and around the world. Katy Perry ranks highest among men internationally, while Lorde is the most popular among male users in the U.S.

Additionally, Rihanna has been named world’s top streamed woman for the third year in a row, while Lana Del Rey topped Beyonce and Perry as the top streamed female artist among U.S. users.

Also among the rankings are Ariana Grande, Lorde, Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Miley Cyrus, Ellie Goulding and the famously withdrawn Taylor Swift.

See below for the full ranking of top female artists, according to male and female users, in the U.S. and internationally:

All-time most streamed female artists by women on Spotify, worldwide:

1.    Beyoncé
2.    Katy Perry
3.    Lana Del Rey
4.    Rihanna
5.    Ariana Grande
6.    Lorde
7.    Miley Cyrus
8.    Taylor Swift**
9.    Ellie Goulding

All-time most streamed female artists by women on Spotify in the U.S:

1.    Beyoncé
2.    Lana Del Rey
3.    Katy Perry
4.    Ariana Grande
5.    Lorde
6.    Rihanna
7.    Taylor Swift**
8.    Miley Cyrus
9.    Nicki Minaj
10.   Iggy Azalea

All-time top 10 streamed women globally on Spotify:
1.    Rihanna
2.    Katy Perry
3.    Beyoncé
4.    Lana Del Rey
5.    Lady Gaga
6.    Ariana Grande
7.    Nicki Minaj
8.    Ellie Goulding
9.    Taylor Swift**
10.  Lorde

All-time top 10 streamed women in the U.S. on Spotify:
1.    Lana Del Rey
2.    Beyoncé
3.    Katy Perry
4.    Lorde
5.    Ariana Grande
6.    Rihanna
7.    Nicki Minaj
8.    Taylor Swift**
9.    Miley Cyrus
10.  Ellie Goulding

All-time most streamed female artists by men on Spotify, worldwide:
1.    Katy Perry
2.    Lana Del Rey
3.    Lorde
4.    Ariana Grande
5.    Rihanna
6.    Beyoncé
7.    Ellie Goulding
8.    Miley Cyrus
9.    Lady Gaga
10.  Iggy Azalea

All-time most streamed female artists by men on Spotify in the U.S.
1.    Lorde
2.    Lana Del Rey
3.    Katy Perry
4.    Beyoncé
5.    Rihanna
6.    Nicki Minaj
7.    Ellie Goulding
8.    Iggy Azalea
9.    Taylor Swift**
10.  Lady Gaga

To further celebrate International Women's Day, the platform is hosting playlists curated by Kate Upton and "Everything Is Awesome" duo Tegan and Sara, as well as playlist series curated for the whole of Women’s History Month, celebrating influential women in music across the genres.

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