The band just passed five billion streams on the platform.
Streaming giant Spotify have revealed that Coldplay are the most streamed band in the world of all time, after passing five billion streams on the platform.
To celebrate the achievement the band released an exclusive five-track collection of stripped-back tracks, recorded and performed live in front of a small audience at Spotify’s London headquarters last month.
Coldplay are Spotify’s most streamed band all time
The collection sees the band reimagine ‘Everglow’ from their most recent album A Head Full of Dreams, as well as ‘Viva La Vida’, ‘Adventure of a Lifetime’, ‘Yellow’ from their debut album Parachutes and festive track ‘Christmas Lights’.
The band’s most played track on the streaming service is ‘Adventure Of A Lifetime’ from A Head Full Of Dreams, which has more than 322 million plays to date. Next is ‘Hymn For The Weekend’ which is on 289,860,180.
Their most streamed album is A Head Full Of Dreams, which accounts for over a billion of their total streams.
When it comes to Spotfiy monthly listeners, Coldplay are the 12th most streamed band in the world, with 25,495,719 streams a month. In the platform’s 2016 chart they came in as the fifth most streamed UK artist as well as fifth in the list of the most streamed male artists worldwide.
Last week Coldplay were crowned best British artist at the BBC Music Awards, beating David Bowie. The band couldn't be there in person to collect the award, as they were currently on tour in Australia, but sent a video message thanking fans.