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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 Video, Amazon Music, Prime Reading and Prime Twitch.
Here’s a look at what Prime members loved this year:
The most purchased items by Prime members globally include the Alex-enabled devices.
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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.
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
The Bad Seed was the most read title Canada. Some of the most borrowed books by genre were:
Health, Family & Lifestyle - A Practical Guide to Emotional Intelligence
Mystery & Thriller - A Case of Need: A Novel
Young Adult - Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Sci-Fi Fantasy - The Man in the High Castle
Business & Investing - The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
The most popular in-game loot was Leagues of Legend. Top free games members loved include:
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