As of January 2023, the most listened to song on Spotify is “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd. The song has been streamed over 3.3 billion times, making it the most streamed song on the platform.
The Weeknd, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He released “Blinding Lights” in November 2019 as the second single from his fourth studio album, After Hours. The song was an instant hit, topping the charts in over 30 countries and becoming the most streamed song on Spotify.
The song is a synth-pop and electropop track with lyrics about the highs and lows of a relationship. The Weeknd has said that the song is about “the uncertainty of the world and the joys of being alive.”
The song’s success is due in part to its catchy chorus and upbeat tempo. It has been featured in several films and television shows, as well as in commercials for Apple and Samsung.
The Weeknd has said that he is “honored” that “Blinding Lights” has become the most streamed song on Spotify. He has thanked his fans for their support and said that he hopes the song will continue to bring joy to people around the world.
“Blinding Lights” is a testament to The Weeknd’s success as an artist and the power of streaming platforms like Spotify. It is an example of how streaming services can help artists reach a wider audience and achieve success.