Year-end review time: Who did what with Amazon in 2019

The big online companies love to show off what kind of data they collected over the last twelve months. In the case of Amazon, they’d like us to know the following:

  1. The most streamed artist on Amazon Music worldwide was Ed Sheeran.
  2. The most requested song on Alexa via Amazon Music was “Old Town Road (Remix)” by Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus.
  3. The top five most read book titles across Canada were “The Bad Seed”, “The Boy I Hate”, “Only You”, “Evidence of the Affair” and “My Best Friend, the Billionaire (The Billionaire Kings Book 1)”.

Here’s more in the form of an infographic.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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