The Weeknd has been named the world’s hottest artist by the Guinness World Data.
In a press launch, the Guinness World Data introduced that that they had awarded The Weeknd – whose actual title is Abel Tesfaye – the title of the preferred artist on the planet.
The Weeknd has set the Guinness World File for changing into the primary, and to this point solely, artist to achieve 100 million month-to-month listeners on Spotify. He additionally holds the report for essentially the most month-to-month listeners, with 111.4 million as of March twentieth, 2023.
He has nearly 30 million extra month-to-month Spotify listeners than Miley Cyrus, who’s in second place with 82.4 million. Ed Sheeran was the second-most listened-to male artist, with 77.5 million month-to-month listeners.
Shakira, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, and Ariana Grande have between 78.5 million and 81.6 million month-to-month listeners.
After The Weeknd launched his “Die For You” remix that includes Grande in February, his streaming figures reportedly surged, with the observe reaching first place on the Billboard Sizzling 100.
The unique “Die For You” was launched in 2016.