The Weeknd surpasses Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley world records

Abel Tesfaye, popularly known as The Weekend, is statistically the most popular musician on the planet, and no one else even comes close.

The 33-year-old Canadian singer just broke 2 new records on Spotify;

  1. Most monthly listeners on Spotify – 111.4 million (as of 20 March 2023)
  2. First artist to reach 100 million monthly listeners on Spotify.

He recently joined Michael Jackson as the only artist with multiple No. 1 song from 3 of his albums, thanks to his recently released “Die for You (Remix)” with Ariana Grande.

The 2020 track “Blinding Lights” is also the biggest song ever, achieving the most Spotify streams, and it’s also the longest charting song on the Billboard Hot 100 of all time with a total of 90 weeks on the chart..