‘As It Was’ by Harry Styles has been recognized as the “most-streamed” song of 2022. Harry’s House, the singer’s third studio album, was released in April, and the song served as the album’s lead single.
‘As It Was’ was the song that had garnered the most plays both internationally and in the United States, according to information provided by Spotify on Wednesday.
Along with Justin Bieber’s Stay, Glass Animals’ Heat Waves, The Kid LAROI’s Stay, Bad Bunny’s Me Porto Bonito, and Tit Me Preguntó also made the top five.
The most streamed album globally was Un Verano Sin Ti by Bad Bunny, followed by Styles’ Harry’s House, Olivia Rodrigo’s SOUR, Ed Sheeran’s = (equals), and Doja Cat’s Planet Her.
“(Bad Bunny) is the year’s most-streamed artist in the world on Spotify – a spot he’s held since 2020. No other artist has ever accomplished the feat before, so to celebrate, we’ve turned the heart button on Spotify into the singer’s custom red-heart icon,” a Spotify representative said.
“Taylor Swift held true to her invitation to meet her at midnight, and it propelled her to become the second-most-streamed artist of the year globally – and the top artist in Australia, the U.K., Ireland, Malaysia, the Philippines, New Zealand, Qatar, Slovenia, and Singapore,” the official added.
The artists most commonly listened to worldwide were Bad Bunny, Taylor Swift, Drake, The Weeknd, and BTS.