On Spotify, The Weeknd becomes the most popular artist in the world

The Canadian singer has just broken the record for the largest number of listeners on the music platform.

On Spotify, The Weeknd has just broken all popularity records. While the singer has just released his fifth studio album Dawn FM, the Canadian now has more than 86 million monthly listeners on the Spotify music streaming platform. A record previously held by another Canuck national, namely Justin Bieber, which currently peaks at 81.8 million followers. Next come artists Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa and Ariana Grande.

Dawn FM multiplies the records

Propelled to first place in the rankings thanks to the release of Dawn FM on January 7, The Weeknd is not at his first record. This fifth studio album notably enabled the artist to obtain his twenty-fourth song on the Billboard Global 200 chart, a record for male solo artist recalls Hyperbeast. In addition to being number 1 on Spotify (in the United States and in the world), the singer also offered an explosive start to the year 2022 on Apple Music, reaching the first place in the American chart and in 125 other countries with Dawn FM. For the launch of his new album, the artist has also signed a partnership with Amazon Music, for a live event. A popularity that does not stop at Spotify.

Accessible for free on YouTube, Spotify, and any other listening platform, Dawn FM includes 16 songs, introduced by the brilliant actor Jim Carrey, who makes a quick stint on the album in the role of radio host for this fictional late night of almost 50 minutes in total. Remember that in addition to being neighbors, the two celebrities also share their devouring passion for astronomy. Highly anticipated, the event was massively shared on social networks, and in particular on Twitter, where it was enthroned top tweet only two hours after its official release. Enough to make French fans wait, who have seen his concerts at the Accor Arena successively postponed for two years.

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