BTS, Taylor Swift beaten as Spotify’s most-streamed artist in Hong Kong
Canto-pop singer Eason Chan was the most-streamed artist in Hong Kong for the fifth consecutive year, streaming service Spotify revealed this week.
Chan was in first place, followed by Taiwanese singer-songwriter Jay Chou. K-pop giants BTS were third, US singer-songwriter Taylor Swift was fourth and in fifth place was Hong Kong singer-songwriter Hins Cheung.
Cheung’s album Zhang Jingxuan, It’s Time was the most-streamed album in the city this year.
The most-streamed song in Hong Kong in 2020 was Galactic Repairman by local pop rock band Dear Jane.
In second and third spots were I Want To See You by 831 and Señorita by Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes.
BTS were the most-streamed group on Spotify in Hong Kong this year, followed by Dear Jane, K-pop girl group Blackpink, Taiwanese rockers Mayday and US pop-rock outfit Maroon 5.
Globally, Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny was the most-streamed artist on Spotify in 2020, followed by Canadian rapper Drake, Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin, US rapper Juice Wrld and Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd. The Weeknd also provided the world’s most-streamed song in 2020: Blinding Lights.
Spotify 2020: Hong Kong’s most-streamed artists
- Eason Chan
- Jay Chou
- Taylor Swift
- Hins Cheung