Canadian singer, and songwriter, The Weeknd has broken two Guinness world records, officially becoming a musical artist to reach 100 million monthly listeners. Check out the post below.
The blinding lights Canadian singer’s success has seen him set two new Guinness World Records titles:
- Most monthly listeners on Spotify – 111.4 million (as of 20 March 2023)
- The first artist to reach 100 million monthly listeners on Spotify
According to the GWR report, Also, he is comfortably ahead of Shakira (81.6 million), Ariana Grande (80.6 million), Taylor Swift (80.2 million), Rihanna (78.5 million), and his closest male challenger, Ed Sheeran (77.5 million).
This is not the first time The Weeknd has been on the Guinness World Records book. In 2016, he received the title for the most streamed album on Spotify 2015 and another for the most consecutive weeks in the Top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100 by a solo male artist.
The Weeknd Smash Two Guinness World Records, Officially Become Artist To Reach 100 Million Monthly Listeners