The streaming service Spotify summed up the interim results of 2022, presenting both national ratings of the most popular artists, tracks and albums, as well as global ones. In addition, the service launched the “This is 2022” campaign, in which each listener will be able to remember “what music made him 2022 special.”
For a complete list of this year’s hottest artists, check out Spotify’s Music Editor’s Special Musicians of the Year 2022 playlist. Listeners also have access to “Top Artists 2022”, “Top Artists 2022” and “Best Groups 2022”.
In the list of the most listened to albums of the year, all the main places were also taken by the works of rap artists. The only rock album in the top five was Teatro d’ira – Vol. I” from the Italian rock band Maneskin, which won Eurovision last year.
The tracks that took the internet by storm this year can be found in the ‘Internet Hits 2022’ playlist, while the most popular tracks of the year are in the ‘Top Tracks 2022’ compilation.
For the second year in a row, the Puerto Rican artist Bad Bunny holds the world ranking of performers. In second place is Taylor Swift, who has already released two albums this year. Rounding out the top three are the Koreans BTS — the leaders of the MTV EMA 2021 and the nominees for the Grammy international music award.
This is 2022, Spotify users can enjoy personal listening results for artists, genres and tracks, as well as flashy cards to share on social media, a first for TikTok.
The Spotify TOP 100 playlist is an accurate representation of the latest music releases and can serve as an indicator of music fashion for fans. Since Spotify is the leader of the global music market, almost every second music stream is held by Spotify. Recall that experts estimate the market share owned by the Swedish music streaming service in 2022 at a whopping 44%.