Spotify introduced on Wednesday (November 30) that Unhealthy Bunny has turn out to be the service’s greatest international artist for the third yr in a row, after his music was streamed over 18.5 billion instances on the platform.
However that 2022 quantity is much more knock-out than it would first sound – as a result of the unbiased Puerto Rican famous person really managed to DOUBLE his stream depend on the service this yr vs. 2021.
Final yr, Unhealthy Bunny obtained over 9.1 billion streams, attaining that tally with out even having launched an album in 2021.
In 2020, he had achieved over 8.3 billion streams on Spotify by December 1.
In 2019, Submit Malone claimed the spot of most-streamed artist globally on Spotify with 6.5 billion streams.
The yr earlier than that, in 2018, Drake was the platform’s most-streamed artist globally, with 8.2 billion streams.
Spotify revealed Unhealthy Bunny’s international streaming stat for the yr Wednesday (November 30) as a part of the streaming-giant’s Spotify Wrapped function for 2022.
Unhealthy Bunny additionally dominated the platform’s charts, with three of his tracks — Me Porto Bonito, Tití Me Preguntó, and Ojitos Lindos — showing on the Prime 10 Tracks globally.
Unhealthy Bunny’s studio album, Un Verano Sin Ti, launched in Might, took the spot because the most-streamed album worldwide in 2022, beating Harry Kinds’ Harry’s Home, Olivia Rodrigo’s SOUR, Ed Sheeran’s = and Doja Cat’s Planet Her.
Earlier this yr, Spotify confirmed that on Friday, Might 6, Unhealthy Bunny turned the all-time most-streamed artist globally on its platform in a single day.
He racked up 183 million Spotify streams inside 24 hours.
Spotify wasn’t the one streaming platform the place Unhealthy Bunny broke information this yr.
His album Un Verano Sin Ti was additionally probably the most streamed album of 2022 on Apple Music in addition to “the largest Latin album of all time” on the platform.
He was named on November 9 as Apple Music’s ‘Artist of the Yr’, in recognition, in keeping with the platform, of his “inventive excellence and affect on international tradition in 2022”.Music Enterprise Worldwide