These were the most-purchased items on Amazon Prime this year

Amazon announces Best of Prime 2019

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With more new Prime members worldwide than any year before, Amazon has announced its its annual Best of Prime 2019 recap, which offers insights about what customers around the world, and across Canada, enjoyed most about Prime this year. 

Aside from convenient shipping benefits, this year was also a big one for entertainment perks as members worldwide enjoyed more moments than ever before with Prime VideoAmazon MusicPrime Reading and Prime Twitch.

Here’s a look at what Prime members loved this year:

Best of shopping

The most purchased items by Prime members globally include the Alex-enabled devices.


Echo Dot

Echo Dot


Shop it:
Amazon, $35 (originally $70)


Fire TV Stick 4K

Fire TV Stick 4K

Shop it: Amazon, $70


Fire TV Stick

Fire TV Stick

Shop it: Amazon, $50


Best of Prime Video

Most watched series include The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Boys and Carnival Row. Among the list of Amazon Originals, a few fan-favourites had some groundbreaking moments.

  • 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 Marvelous Mrs. Masiel took the cake with 27 awards: 16 Emmys, three Golden Globes, five Critics’ Choice Awards and three SAG Awards.


Best of Amazon Music

The most-streamed artist on Amazon Music worldwide was Ed Sheeran, while the most requested song on Alexa via Amazon Music was “Old Town Road (Remix)” by Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus. Favourite songs include:

  • “I don’t care” by Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber

  • “Old Town Road (remix)” by Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

  • “Señorita” by Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabella

  • “Suck” by Jonas Brothers

  • “Bad Guy” by Billy Eilish


Best of Prime Reading

The Bad Seed was the most read title Canada. Some of the most borrowed books by genre were:



Best of Twitch Prime

The most popular in-game loot was Leagues of Legend. Top free games members loved include:


  • Dear Esther

  • Pikuniku

  • Downwell


If you’re not yet a Prime member, and want to be, you can sign up here!

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