According to a new study, Ed Sheeran has become the most-played artist in the world on radio. The 30-year-old singer has 4.3 million radio plays per year and beat Dua Lipa, who has 4.2 million. Queen and Maroon 5 came in third and fourth, respectively. Viberate looked at 24000 radio stations in 150 countries and found that pop music received more plays.
The Weeknd and Dua Lipa also made the list, with 2.8 million spins apiece. Both were huge hitmakers when their singles were released earlier this year, but Sheeran’s success has made his name synonymous with success. He continues to make waves in the music industry, as his latest single “Mr. Robot” has received over 200 million streams.
Ed Sheeran has surpassed Dua Lipa and The Weeknd as the most played artist on radio. His Shape of You track received 4.3 million radio plays in the last year, beating Dua Lipa’s 4.2 million. Other popular artists include Queen, Maroon 5, and AC/DC. While it is still hard to pinpoint exactly why Sheeran is ahead of the pack, the results are an impressive sign of what’s to come.
The chart is not just based on radio plays. Spotify has analyzed data from over 24,000 radio stations in 150 countries. Its authors, Nick Levine and Anthony Kozlowski, ranked Sheeran third with 4.3 million plays, while Dua Lipa and The Weeknd tied for fourth with 2.9 million plays. The list of most played artists in 2020 also includes Justin Bieber, Dua Lipa, and Olivia Rodrigo.
Another study showed that Sheeran topped Dua Lipa and The Weeknd as the most-played artist in the world on radio. Sheeran had four million radio plays per year, while Dua Lipa had three million plays. The chart also ranked The Weeknd, Queen, and Maroon 5 as the most-played artist in world.
As the most-played artist on radio, Ed Sheeran is the third most-played artist after The Weeknd and Dua Lipa. With 4.3 million radio plays per year, the singer beats the duo by a huge margin. The chart is also based on radio stations in 150 countries. The most popular genre is pop, followed by rock.
In terms of music streaming sites, Billboard reports that Ed Sheeran is the most-played artist in the world. However, the chart’s popularity is not limited to the United States and Canada. He has also been playing in many countries, including the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The Weeknd’s song has been played more than 100 million times on the radio.