/ 03 December 2021

The soundtrack to 2021

Image source: Unsplash
Image source: Unsplash

Spotify and Apple have both released their most-listened-to music of the year. Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny took out Spotify’s top artist spot for the 2nd year running with his hits streaming more than 9 billion times, compared to 2020’s 8.3 billion. So yeah, he’s a big deal… The reggaeton was followed by Taylor Swift, BTS, Drake and Justin Bieber. Olivia Rodrigo’s smash hit Good 4Uwas Spotify’s most-played track globally, while Apple listeners preferred BTS’ Dynamite. As for Oz, taking out Spotify’s top artist spot was T-Swizzle, whose latest release Red (Taylor’s Version) dropped just weeks ago, while Glass Animals’ Heatwaveswas the nation’s top track. Not that much of Oz will see that weather phenomenon this summer…

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