Spotify – the world’s hottest audio streaming subscription service – launched its annual Wrapped marketing campaign this yr, unveiling a sequence of knowledge on how followers worldwide listened this yr. And as a part of the 2022 Wrapped, Spotify additionally disclosed how the world listened to the Ok-pop style particularly this yr.
Demonstrating the continued world progress and success of the internationally celebrated style, Spotify revealed that the highest 10 most-streamed Ok-pop artists alone reached greater than 16.5 billion streams this yr, which is a rise by 56% and 20% in comparison with the identical information from 2020 and 2021 Wrapped, respectively. Whereas ENHYPEN and (G)I-DLE newly joined the highest 10 record this yr, BTS, BLACKPINK, TWICE, and Stray Youngsters saved their locations from first to fourth spots so as, along with ITZY and Purple Velvet remaining on the eighth and tenth spots, respectively. SEVENTEEN, who took seventh place on the record final yr, additionally moved as much as quantity 5, adopted by TOMORROW X TOGETHER.
Spotify’s high 10 Ok-pop tracks this yr have been dominated by BTS and BLACKPINK, together with their members’ solo initiatives, who took six and three spots of the record this yr, respectively. BTS’ “Dynamite” took the primary place on the record in 2022, solely switching locations with “Butter,” the most-streamed Ok-pop tune in 2021 Wrapped. IVE’s “LOVE DIVE” took the sixth place to grow to be the one and solely observe out of the highest 10 that was not participated by high two acts.
Because the fourth-generation Ok-pop acts have been increasing their presence within the style, seven of the consultant fourth-generation Ok-pop woman teams who debuted since 2018 – ITZY, (G)I-DLE, aespa, IVE, LE SSERAFIM, NewJeans, and STAYC – occupied the highest 10 record of feminine Ok-pop teams. BLACKPINK, TWICE, and ITZY saved the identical high three locations as final yr. In the meantime, BTS and Stray Youngsters held their high two spots on the record of 10 most-streamed Ok-pop boy teams from final yr, whereas TREASURE emerged as tenth.
Amongst Ok-pop male solo artists, BTS members j-hope, SUGA (additionally recognized by his different stage title Agust D) and V topped the record from first to 3rd locations so as, adopted by PSY, whose collaborated tune with SUGA “That That” grabbed world listeners’ consideration. Jay Park got here in fifth, primarily based on the success of his hottest works “MOMMAE,” “GANADARA” that includes IU, and “All I Wanna Do,” whereas DPR IAN capped the record as tenth along with his beloved “No Blueberries” that includes DPR LIVE and CL, in addition to “So Lovely.”
Following BLACKPINK’s LISA, IU and TAEYEON recorded second and third locations of the highest Ok-pop feminine solo artists record with their high songs “LILAC” and “INVU,” respectively. Jessi, who dropped her single “ZOOM” in April got here in fourth, whereas TWICE’s NAYEON together with her solo EP IM NAYEON launched in June took the fifth spot. The record of Ok-pop feminine solo heroines additionally included singer-songwriter BIBI, LeeHi, JEON SOMI, CHUNG HA, and ROSÉ.
“Following final yr, we’re elated to share the achievements Ok-pop artists have made all year long and have fun them along with our world listeners, artists and companions by 2022 Wrapped,” mentioned Kossy Ng, Spotify’s Head of Music Asia. “It is thrilling to see how the information displays the globalization of Korean music, as we proceed to attach artists with extra listeners the world over. On the similar time, we hope it is going to be a enjoyable, and gratifying second for followers as they shut out this yr with who their high streamed artists and tracks are!”
Along with Ok-pop high lists, Spotify celebrated the most-streamed artists, tracks, and albums globally. Taking the primary spot for most-streamed artist globally, Puerto Rican rapper Dangerous Bunny has grow to be the primary artist ever to take the highest spot for 3 consecutive years. Dangerous Bunny was adopted by Taylor Swift, Drake, The Weeknd, and BTS, who took the fifth spot to take care of its place as one of many world high 10 artists since 2020. The record of most-streamed tracks was topped by Harry Kinds’ “As It Was,” – included in his album “Harry’s Home” which grew to become the second most-streamed album – adopted by Glass Animals’ “Warmth Waves,” and The Child LAROI’s “STAY” with Justin Bieber.
Spotify 2022 Wrapped World Ok-pop High Lists:
High Ok-pop Artists Globally
TOMORROW X TOGETHER
High Ok-pop Songs Globally
“Dynamite” – BTS
“Butter” – BTS
“Pink Venom” – BLACKPINK
“MONEY” – LISA
“But To Come” – BTS
“LOVE DIVE” – IVE
“Shut Down” – BLACKPINK
“Christmas Tree” – V
“Permission to Dance” – BTS
“With you” – HA SUNG WOON, Jimin
High Ok-pop Feminine Teams Globally
High Ok-pop Male Teams Globally
TOMORROW X TOGETHER
High Ok-pop Feminine Solo Artists Globally
High Ok-pop Male Solo Artists Globally
SUGA (incl. Agust D)
HA SUNG WOON
Spotify 2022 Wrapped World High Lists:
High World Artists
High World Songs
“As It Was” – Harry Kinds
“Warmth Waves” – Glass Animals
“STAY (with Justin Bieber) – The Child LAROI
“Me Porto Bonito” – Dangerous Bunny
“Tití Me Preguntó” – Dangerous Bunny
High World Albums
“Un Verano Sin Ti” – Dangerous Bunny
“Harry’s Home” – Harry Kinds
“SOUR” – Olivia Rodrigo
“=” – Ed Sheeran
“Planet Her” – Doja Cat