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The Weeknd Decleared world’s ‘Most Popular Artist’ by Guinness World Records


March 27, 2023

Canadian artiste The Weeknd has been declared the most popular artist in the
world by record-keeping organisation The Guinness Book of Records.
In an announcement on March 20 2023 by Guinness World Record, Abel Makkonen
Tesfaye popularly known as The Weeknd is the most popular artist in the world with
the organisation stating that “No one else comes close”.
The 33 years old popstar became the first artist to surpass over 100 million monthly
listeners (112 million as of March 24, 2023) on Spotify a record he exclusively holds
with Miley Cyrus coming distant second at 83 million monthly listeners.
The Weeknd also boasts of the most streamed song on Spotify with his hit single
‘Blinding Lights’ released in November 2019 holding the record with 3.4 billion