Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. The collab crowns Billboard 's annual Songs of the Summer chart , which tracks the most popular hits based on cumulative performance on the weekly Billboard Hot chart from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Impressively, "Dance" led Songs of the Summer for all 14 of the survey's weeks this year. Drake earns his first summer chart championship. The Songs of the Summer running tally covered the weeks dated June 18 through Sept. Justin Timberlake 's "Can't Stop the Feeling! The track debuted atop the May 28 Hot before the Songs of the Summer tracking span and spent the first 10 weeks of the seasonal chart's tracking period in the Hot 's top five.
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It topped the US Billboard Hot for 10 non-consecutive weeks and became the joint-second longest consecutive number one in the UK Singles Chart with 15 consecutive weeks at the summit. In early , UK funky artist Kyla was first contacted by Drake's production team regarding the use of her song "Do You Mind Crazy Cousinz remix ", in a new afrobeats and dancehall song with Drake and Nigerian artist Wizkid ,  whom Drake had met one year previously through British grime artist Skepta , to work on a remix of Wizkid's song Ojuelegba. Drake and his team were unsure over how "One Dance" would be received upon being released since they considered it to be a considerable shift from his previous work. They therefore decided on it being released jointly with the song "Pop Style", featuring The Throne Kanye West and Jay Z , since they felt it was a more conventional rap record and would therefore cushion the criticism had it been negative.
Drake has been named Spotify's most-streamed artist of , with his single One Dance the site's biggest song of the year. The Canadian star racked up 4. That's despite the album being withheld from Spotify for two weeks as part of a deal with Apple Music. One Dance alone was streamed million times. Played consecutively, that would take more than 5, years. Rihanna - who counts Drake as a collaborator and boyfriend - was Spotify's most-streamed female artist of , while former One Direction star Zayn Malik was the biggest new act of the year.