Spotify revealed its 2022 Wrapped campaign which announces this year’s top artists, albums, songs, playlists, and podcasts alongside the vibrant kaleidoscope of more than 456 million Spotify listeners all over the world.
Singapore’s Song of the year, pop icon Justin Bieber’s Ghost, claimed first place. Added to the list was Glimpse of Us by Japanese singer Joji coming in second, and Harry Styles’ As It Was in third.
Topping Singapore’s Top Artists is Taylor Swift. Her released rerecording album, Red (Taylor’s Version), caught the hearts of many and made it to fifth in Top Albums.
K-pop superstar BTS managed to maintain their ranking as the Top Group for the third time.
Singaporean fans also anticipated the comeback of Jay Chou, known as the King of Mandopop, who was crowned Top Male Artist for the release of Greatest Works of Art (最偉大的作品) – his first studio album in six years.
Indonesian-Singaporean singer-songwriter lullaboy made fifth place in Singapore’s Top Local Artists. JJ Lin reigned first in this category, followed by Stefanie Sun as second, Gentle Bones as third and Tanya Chua as fourth.
Baby Sleep was Spotify’s Top Playlist of the year – and beat Hot Hits Singapore for the very first time. Lullaby Baby, Peaceful Piano and Sleep had the third, fourth and fifth spots.
2022 was a year of diversity for music consumption, wherein half of the Top 10 Artists were Asian talents. Taiwanese Mandopop singer Eric Chou and Singaporean artist JJ Lin made it to the list for their fourth consecutive year – which highlights that they are favoured by local listeners.
Another Asian artist, BLACKPINK, claimed the ninth spot. The girl group also ranked second in Singapore’s Top Groups for two consecutive years.
Eligible Spotify users can now access their personalized 2022 Wrapped experience exclusively in their updated Spotify mobile apps for iOS and Android. Users can access their very own personalized Wrapped experience, which had new features to celebrate their Spotify journey this year.
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