The Weeknd becomes the most popular artist on the planet

The Weeknd becomes the most popular artist on the planet

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Popular Canadian singer, Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, has been listed in Guinness World Records as the most popular artist on the planet.

The singer also broke two new records on Spotify; Most monthly listeners on Spotify – 111.4 million (as of March 20, 2023) and the first artist to reach 100 million monthly listeners on Spotify.

The Weeknd currently has nearly 30 million more monthly listeners than second-placed Miley Cyrus (82.4 million).

He is also comfortably ahead of Shakira (81.6 million), Ariana Grande (80.6 million), Taylor Swift (80.2 million), Rihanna (78.5 million) and her closest male challenger, Ed Sheeran (77, 5 millions).

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He recently joined Michael Jackson as the only artist with several number one songs from three of his albums, thanks to his recent “Die For You (Remix)” with Ariana Grande.

The 2020 track “Blinding Lights” is also the biggest song of all time, achieving the most Spotify streams, and it’s also the longest-running Billboard Hot 100 song of all time with a total of 90 weeks. on the graph.