Ed Sheeran Is The Most-Played Artist On The Radio Worldwide
Famous British singer Ed Sheeran has become the most-played artist on the radio worldwide. Who completes the Top 5?
According to Viberate, Ed Sheeran's songs are the most played on radio stations around the world in 2021. To be more specific, the 30-year-old British hitmaker has been played globally on radio stations 4.3 million times in the last year.
The songwriter and performer of the international hit "Shape of You" (2017) is also Britain's richest star under 30, with a fortune of over 300 million dollars.
Who Completes The Top 5?
The next places in the rankings are occupied by Dua Lipa, the singer of "Levitating", with 4.2 million plays, followed by The Weekend with 3 million plays.
Queen is in fourth place with 2.9 million, while the fifth place in the top spot goes to Maroon 5 with 2.8 million.
"It's a huge joy that a lot of people still love us. It always surprises me," Queen drummer Roger Taylor told The Sun.
Pop music remains the most popular music on the radio, with 141 million plays. 24,000 radio stations in 150 countries participated in the analysis.
But Who Is The Spotify "King"?
As for the Spotify platform, the undisputed king here is 27-year-old Justin Bieber, the famous Canadian pop / R&B singer, and songwriter.
The entertainer musician artist dominates the streaming market with the most followers on Spotify: 13.5 million. However, the 18-year-old Olivia Isabel Rodrigo beat him in the most listened to artist category.