Officially: The Weeknd Is Finally Named the Most Popular Artist in the World!

Author: InyaRwanda
On:24/03/2023 12:36
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It is official that The Weeknd is the most popular artist globally.

The singer-songwriter whose legal name is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye also nicknamed The Weeknd is the most popular artist in the world, statistically, and this record has been officially confirmed by Guinness World Records [GWR].

Report from CNN says that this artist is from Canada and aged 33 confirmed by Guinness World Record after this month’s record on Spotify hit the highest listeners globally with more than 111 million listeners.

Miley Cyrus is the second artist and has 82.4 million listeners as revealed by Guinness World Record while other top artists are Shakira who has 81.6 million, 80.6 million for Arianne Grand, 80.2 million for Taylor Swift, 78.5 million for Rihanna while the closed male competitor is Ed Sheeran whose record on Spotify this month is 77.5 million.

Additionally, his song ‘Die for you’ is among the most followed on Tik Tok after going viral and not only that but also circulated on Billboard Hot 100 for 7 consecutive weeks being considered the best song. This song was released in 2016. 

The Weeknd, 33, is officially the most popular artist in the world

His records continue to outcompete other artists on different selling music platforms and on international playlists made of the most popular albums and songs worldwide