VTV.vn – The Weeknd has become the first artist in Spotify history to reach 100 million monthly listeners. The streaming platform confirmed this information on February 27
The news was first shared via Spotify’s social media, with the streaming giant writing: “It’s official: On February 27, The Weeknd became the first artist on the Spotify reaches 100 million monthly listeners”.
At the time this article was published, Miley Cyrus was holding the No. 2 position for most monthly listeners on the app with more than 82 million. Taylor Swift ranked third with 80 million, followed by Rihanna with 79 million.
This achievement comes after The Weeknd released his and Ariana Grande’s “Die For You” remix, a duet version currently ranked at number 7 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. The song has enjoyed a chart resurgence over the past seven weeks, peaking at No. 6, even though the song was originally part of the Weeknd’s 2016 album “Starboy.”
The “Die For You” remix is the artists’ fourth joint release following “Love Me Harder” (2014), “Off the Table” (2020) and the remix of “Save Your Tears” (2021). . Grande initially teased the release of a remix via TikTok last week, where she showed herself doing her part on the studio camp track.