Amazon has revealed its Best of Prime annual recap for 2019, sharing data from how Prime members worldwide and in Canada have used its subscription service this year.
Best of Shopping:
- The most purchased items by Prime members globally were Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick 4K with Alexa Voice Remote and Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote.
- Members in Canada saved time by avoiding millions of trips to the store with their shipping benefits.
- Members delivered smiles all year long. In Canada alone, members sent millions of gifts this past year.
Best of Entertainment:
- Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan returned to Prime Video for its second season and had the biggest global premiere of any Amazon Original series.
- The Report had the biggest global premiere of any Amazon Original movie this year.
- The most streamed artist on Amazon Music worldwide was Ed Sheeran.
- The most requested song on Alexa via Amazon Music was “Old Town Road (Remix)” by Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus.
- The top five most read book titles across Canada were “The Bad Seed”, “The Boy I Hate”, “Only You”, “Evidence of the Affair” and “My Best Friend, the Billionaire (The Billionaire Kings Book 1)”.
- Most popular Twitch Prime in-game loot this year was for League of Legends, Apex Legends, Grand Theft Auto Online and Red Dead Online.
- Prime members enjoyed a year’s subscription to Nintendo Switch Online.
- Most popular free games with Twitch Prime in 2019: Pikuniku, Downwell, Dear Esther and Hyper Light Drifter
- Top five most read titles across Canada were “The Bad Seed”, “The Boy I Hate”, “Only You”, “Evidence of the Affair” and “My Best Friend, the Billionaire (The Billionaire Kings Book 1)”
- Some of the most borrowed titles by genre in Canada included, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change” (Business & Investing); “A Practical Guide to Emotional Intelligence” (Health, Family & Lifestyle); “A Case of Need” (Mystery & Thriller); “The Man in the High Castle” (Science Fiction & Fantasy); and “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” (Young Adult)
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