And Just Like That, 2022 is a Wrap! 

What a year 2022 was! With some of the greatest artists giving us their best performances, this year has been anything but basic for music. But who are the top 5 artists according to Billboard? Well, you wouldn’t be surprised to see your favourite artists here because it has been a great year for so many artists. Here are the top 5 artists of 2022 according to Billboard:

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Bad Bunny has had a great year musically with amazing hits, a world tour and becoming ‘Artist of the Year’ for both Billboard and Apple Music. Not only that, he is also the most streamed artist of the year on Spotify. His groovy tracks ‘Un Verano Sin Ti’, ‘Me Porto Bonito’ and ‘Tití Me Preguntó’ have won hearts all over the world, and have garnered him over 60 crores in royalties. 

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Taylor Swift makes a new record every year and we are all for it. After fans anticipated her new album for quite some time, she finally released it in October and has been the talk of the town ever since. The album not only made chart history by becoming the platform’s most-streamed album in a single day but also occupied the top 10 spots on Billboard’s Hot 100. 

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Harry Styles has peaked not only as a singer this year, but also as an actor. His movies ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ and ‘My Policeman’ did relatively well in the box office but his studio album ‘Harry’s House’ definitely steals the thunder away. His song ‘As It Was’ was a favourite on TikTok and Instagram, and managed to earn him more than 70 crores in royalty. 

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Drake has made it to all our playlists this year with his songs that proved to be massive hits. His solo album ‘Honestly Nevermind’ made us appreciate house music even more. Almost all tracks of the album were hits. His collaboration with 21 Savage for ‘Her Loss’ also garnered him a lot of love and support from his fans, and it is right to say that he ruled over our hearts with his projects this year. 

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Morgan Wallen is on No. 5 on Billboard’s chart of the Artists of the Year for 2022. He has given us some of his best music this year including ‘Thought You Should Know’, ‘You Proof’, ‘Days That End In Why’, ‘One Thing At A Time’ and ‘Don’t Think Jesus’ among many others. These songs have blown our minds away with the melodies, lyrics and the overall performance. 

– Riya Sohini