It looks like Indian playback singer Alka Yagnik’s fandom has more power than the BTS ARMY and Swifties! According to the Guinness World Records, the Tip Tip singer was the most globally streamed artist on YouTube last year, racking in a staggering 15.3 billion streams in 2022, and an average of 42 million per day.
most streamed artist on YouTube; Yagnik is currently number one on YouTube’s global charts in 2022, ahead of Bad Bunny (Puerto Rico), who has amassed 14.7 billion streams and is in second place. The Badi Mushkil crooner has been the site’s most streamed musician for the past three years, with 17.7 billion streams in 2021 and 16.6 billion streams in 2020, according to Guinness World Records. Udit Narayan (10.8 billion), Arijit Singh (10.7 billion) and Kumar Sanu (9.09 billion) also made it to the top 5. The Indian Express also reports that 80 percent of Yagnik’s streams in 2022 came from India and she was the most listened singer in Pakistan with 683 million views.
BTS and Blackpink topped the list with 7.95 billion and 7.03 billion streams, respectively, while other notable artists such as Taylor Swift (4.33 billion) ranked 26th and Drake (2.9 billion ) in 50th and The Weeknd (5.7 billion) finished. on the 13th
Yagnik is one of the most popular singing voices in India with many notable songs. In his four-decade career, he has recorded more than 20,000 songs for albums and films. The star also won many awards with his songs, Mere Angne Mein from the 1981 film Laawaris received 38 nominations.