The singer The Weeknd was named, this Monday (20), as the most popular artist in the world by Guinness World Records. According to the official site of the organization, the Canadian has just won two new titles: Largest number of monthly listeners on Spotify (111.4 million auditions) and First artist to reach 100 million monthly listeners on the streaming platform.
According to the official website’s release, The Weeknd has nearly 30 million more monthly listeners than second-place finisher Miley Cyrus (82.4 million), who is followed by Shakira (81.6 million), Ariana Grande (80, 6 million), Taylor Swift (80.2 million). ), Rihanna (78.5 million) and Ed Sheeran (77.5 million).
Numbers from “Die For You,” a track recently released by The Weeknd in partnership with Ariana Grande, helped with the production. Additionally, “Starboy” is the artist’s third album to have spawned more than one Billboard number one single. Michael Jackson is the only solo male musician to achieve the same feat.
Currently, “Blinding Lights” remains the most played track on Spotify with over 3.4 billion plays as of February 2023. (Folhapress)
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