Bands see huge rise in streams after Glasto sets
Samantha Goodwin

14:29 3rd July 2013

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Arctic Monkeys have seen more than a threefold increase in Spotify streams following their headline set performance at the weekend’s Glastonbury festival.

Spotify have reported Glastonbury enthusiasts are flocking to the leading music streaming service to relive the magic of the festival and listen to their favourite artists - causing a 'significant spike' in listening figures.

The Sheffield rockers top the rank with a 329% increase in streams following from their Friday night headline set on the Pyramid Stage, while a set from Chic and Nile Rodgers' on the West Holts stage also on Friday resulted in a 260% stream increase as Spotify users tune in to listen to their greatest hits such as 'I Want Your Love', 'Le Freak' and 'Everybody Dance'.

Public Enemy accumulated an increase by 148% despite competing with the Rolling Stones on Saturday night. Meanwhile, the acclaimed set from the Rolling Stones saw only a 125% increase in streamed listens.

The most popular artists from Glastonbury streams are ranked below:
1. Arctic Moneys: 329% increase
2. Chic feat. Nile Rodgers: 260% increase
3. Public Enemy: 148% increase
4. Rolling Stones: 125% increase
5. Portishead: 91% increase
6. Dizzee Rascal: 83% increase
7. Hurts: 55% increase

Spotify have put together a Glastonbury playlist, featuring the most popular bands and artists at the festival.

Listen to the Spotify playlist below:

Check out our day-by-day reviews and photos from on-site at Glastonbury here:
Day One (Friday)
Day Two (Saturday)
Day Three (Sunday)

Below - Photos: 8 incredible photos of Arctic Monkeys headlining Glastonbury

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