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The Top 10 Most Emojified Artists on Spotify Are …

The fire emoji is popular with Drake playlists. Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella

Fresh on the heels of the rise and fall of playlist memes, today Spotify released a list of its most emojified artists. That is, the artists who are most commonly denoted with an emoji in user-generated playlists. Think lightning-bolt emoji for David Bowie, robot emoji for Daft Punk (longtime Twitter foe of White House press secretary Sean Spicer), and broken-heart emoji for Adele. (Apparently, everyone on Spotify is deeply unoriginal.) Spotify analyzed 2 billion playlists, finding that 35 million contained emoji. These are the top ten and their corresponding emoji.

10. Chris Brown

9. Shawn Mendes

8. Ed Sheeran

7. Beyoncé

6. Ariana Grande

5. The Weeknd

4. Rihanna

3. One Direction

2. Justin Bieber

1. Drake

Frankly, I would have gone with the cheese emoji for Ed Sheeran. Or the knife emoji. But the sleeping one works, too.

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