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The Weeknd is named the most popular artist in the world by the Guinness Book of Records

the book of Guinness Records decided to award Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, artistically known as The Weekndas the “world’s most popular” singer, after he broke two new records on Spotify.

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As officially reported, on March 20, the interpreter of ‘Starboy, Blinding Lights and Take My Breath’ established himself as the artist with the largest number of monthly listeners on Spotify, with 111.4 million users; as well as the first to reach those 100 million listeners on the platform.

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In this context, the outlet stated that “no other artist comes close”, specifying that the singer Miley Cyrus is in second place with 82.4 million listeners. behind comes Shakira (81.6 million), Ariana Grande (80.6 million), Taylor Swift (80.2 million), Rihanna (78.5 million) and the only male rival that faces him is the romantic Ed Sheeran (77.5 million).

Source: Elcomercio

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