Arijit Singh Surpasses Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish, Secures Third Most Followed Artist Spot on Spotify

In a recent report by a music analytics platform, it has been revealed that Arijit Singh has achieved a significant milestone on Spotify, emerging as the platform’s third most followed artist. This accomplishment has led to his surpassing of long-standing favorites Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish. For further details, continue reading.

Renowned singer Arijit Singh claims the third spot on Spotify's artist chart, surpassing global icons like Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish.
Arijit Singh Surpasses Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish, Claims Top Spot as Most Followed Artist on Spotify

Summary :

  • Arijit Singh surpasses Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish, securing the third most followed rank on Spotify’s artist chart.
  • Sitting comfortably atop the list is Ed Sheeran, while Ariana Grande clinches the second spot.

Renowned vocalist Arijit Singh has emerged as the third most followed artist on Spotify, surpassing globally acclaimed icons Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, and Eminem, as reported by music analytics platform ChartMasters.

The most recent report provided by the platform highlights that Arijit currently commands a follower count of 86.3 million on the music streaming service, outshining Swift’s 83 million followers.

At present, the apex of the list is firmly secured by Ed Sheeran, closely trailed by Ariana Grande and Arijit Singh. Occupying the sixth, seventh, and eighth positions are Drake, Eminem, and Justin Bieber, respectively. The roster of top 15 most followed artists on the platform also includes The Weeknd, Rihanna, and Adele.

Arijit, renowned for his soul-stirring hits like “Dil Sambhal Zara” and “Tum Hi Ho,” has an illustrious track record. The 36-year-old vocalist emerged as one of the most streamed Indian artists in 2020 and claimed the position of the most popular Asian soloist in Spotify’s 2021 rankings.

Hailing from Murshidabad, Arijit recently unveiled the romantic track “Chaleya” from the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer “Jawan.” Composed by Anirudh Ravichander and penned by Kumaar, the song has amassed an impressive 34 million views on YouTube since its release on August 14.

Furthermore, Arijit has lent his vocals to romantic melodies like “Tum Kya Mile,” “Ve Kamleya,” and the retro dance number “What Jhumka” in the Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt-starrer “Rocky aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani.”

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