Hozier’s single, Take Me To Church, is the most streamed track of the year on Spotify, it has been announced.

Spotify declared this morning that the song, written and performed by the Irish musician, was the most streamed song on their service in 2014.

They named the artist as their Spotlight Breakout Star of 2014.

Take Me To Church topped Spotify's global chart with in excess 87 million streams to date.

The video for Take Me To Church currently has over 40 million views on YouTube, and is number one on the Shazam world-wide chart.