Canadian music star, Justin Bieber, born Justin Drew Bieber, has become the most listened to artist ever for popular Swedish audio streaming platform, Sportify.
Bieber on Saturday August 28, was revealed to have broken the all-time Spotify monthly listener record, having earned 83.3 million monthly listeners thereby holding onto the most monthly listeners in the platform’s history.
Fellow Canadian singer, The Weeknd took the second spot with 74.53 million monthly listeners, while Ed Sheeran, who boasts of 72.41 million monthly listeners took the third spot.
The woman with the most streams on the platform at the moment is Dua Lipa, with 65.5 million monthly listeners, as Doja Cat trails closely behind with 60.84 million.
The record before this was around 82 million monthly listeners, held by Ariana Grande for a period of time.
Though some music lovers have started calling Bieber the 'Prince of Pop,' an heir apparent to Michael Jackson, his music continues to set new standards more than a decade after his untimely death.
This week, Michael Jackson's song "Thriller" was certified 34X Platinum.