Revealed: Spotify's most streamed female singers in the Middle East and North Africa

World's most popular music streaming service unveils list for International Women's Day.
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Image: Egyptian singer Sherine.

Spotify, world’s most popular music streaming service, has revealed the most-streamed female artists in the Middle East and North Africa.

For International Women’s Day, the platform said the list celebrates the top strong female voices on Spotify in the region.

Sherine, Egypt’s prominent singer, also known as the Queen of Feelings, tops the regional list. The Egyptian crooner is followed by living legend and all-time favorite, Lebanese singer Fairouz.

The “Mais El Reem” performer is not only a part of the golden age of Arabic music and culture, but also contributed in the creation of a new wave of musical theatre and operettas. Coming in third on the list is award-winning Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram.

Ariana Grande, who released another hit album with “thank u, next” - tops the gloal list of the most-streamed female artists from January 1 to March 1.

The powerhouse singer is followed by breakout sensation Billie Eilish, with global superstar Lady Gaga coming in third.

Here are Spotify’s top female movers and shakers in the MENA region (based on streams from January 1 to March 1):

1. Sherine
2. Fairuz
3. Nancy Ajram
4. Amal Maher
5. Aseel Hameem

And the 5 most-streamed female artists in the world:

1. Ariana Grande
2. Billie Eilish
3. Lady Gaga
4. Halsey
5. Dua Lipa

Spotify is the world’s most popular music streaming service with a community of 207 million users, including 96 million subscribers, across 79 markets.

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