Ever wonder what your fellow MTR commuters are listening to? Music streaming service Spotify gives HKFP an overview of 2017’s most popular artists and tracks among their Hong Kong fans.

Cantopop star Eason Chan was the top artist among Hongkongers for the second year in a row. Global favorite Ed Sheeran also made the top five list in Hong Kong, coming in third after Taiwanese singer Jay Chou.

Top 5 Artists (Hong Kong)

  1. Eason Chan
  2. Jay Chou
  3. Ed Sheeran
  4. The Chainsmokers
  5. Joey Yung

Top 5 Albums (Hong Kong)

  1. Divide – Ed Sheeran
  2. La La Land – Various Artists
  3. 24K Magic – Bruno Mars
  4. Starboy – The Weeknd
  5. X – Ed Sheeran

Top 5 Tracks (Hong Kong)

  1. Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
  2. Something Just Like This – The Chainsmokers
  3. Despacito (Remix) – Luis Fonsi
  4. Closer – The Chainsmokers
  5. I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker) – From “Fifty Shades Darker (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” – ZAYN

Top 5 Male Artists (Hong Kong)

  1. Eason Chan
  2. Jay Chou
  3. Ed Sheeran
  4. Bruno Mars
  5. Pakho Chau

Top 5 Female Artists (Hong Kong)

  1. Joey Yung
  2. Janice Vidal
  3. Ariana Grande
  4. Selena Gomez
  5. Miriam Yeung

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