Spotify Wrapped 2022 has landed, and with it the streaming service’s list of the best artists, albums, songs and podcasts for the year.
In the UK, Taylor Swift was named the most-streamed artist of the year following the release of her latest album midnight. The artist now has over 800 million streams in the UK.
The top 10 UK artists also include Ed Sheeran, Arctic Monkeys, Dave, Harry Styles and The Weeknd.
Harry Styles’ single “As It Was” was the most-streamed track this year, followed by Glass Animals’ “Heat Waves” in second and Dave’s “Starlight” in third.
After the revival of the track thanks stranger thingsKate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill” made it to number four, while Sam Fender’s “17 Going Under” made it to number five.
In terms of albums, it was Harry Styles who came out on top with his album Harry’s housefollowed by Ed Sheran with = (same) and Lin Manuel-Miranda with that Encanto Soundtrack.
Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny is the most streamed artist worldwide with 18 billion streams last year.
This is Bad Bunny’s third straight year at the top. He is the first artist ever to achieve this title three years in a row.
Sheeran and Styles also made the top 10 most streamed artists worldwide. See the full list below:
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1. Bad Bunny
4. The weekend
6. Ed Sheeran
9. Kanye West
The Joe Rogan Experience continues its reign as the most streamed podcast both globally and in the UK.
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https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/spotify-wrapped-top-artists-bad-bunny-b2236182.html Spotify Wrapped: Bad Bunny and Taylor Swift are among the most-streamed artists of the year