Spotify introduced on Wednesday (November 30) that Unhealthy Bunny has turn into the service’s greatest international artist for the third 12 months in a row, after his music was streamed over 18.5 billion occasions on the platform.
However that 2022 quantity is much more knock-out than it would first sound – as a result of the impartial Puerto Rican celebrity truly managed to DOUBLE his stream depend on the service this 12 months vs. 2021.
Final 12 months, 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, Put up Malone claimed the spot of most-streamed artist globally on Spotify with 6.5 billion streams.
The 12 months 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 12 months 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 High 10 Tracks globally.
Unhealthy Bunny’s studio album, Un Verano Sin Ti, launched in Could, 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 12 months, Spotify confirmed that on Friday, Could 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 12 months.
His album Un Verano Sin Ti was additionally essentially the most streamed album of 2022 on Apple Music in addition to “the most important Latin album of all time” on the platform.
He was named on November 9 as Apple Music’s ‘Artist of the 12 months’, in recognition, based on the platform, of his “creative excellence and affect on international tradition in 2022”.Music Enterprise Worldwide