By Glam & Essence
US pop star , Taylor Swift has become the biggest artist for 2019, according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).
She beat Ed Sheeran, Billie EIlish and Post Malone to take the top spot.
Her seventh studio album, Lover, released in August 2019,got her the top spot.
The IFPI said,
“The album debuted at number one in more than ten countries and reached three million album-equivalent sales worldwide by the end of its first week of release. Three singles were released off the Lover album last year: ME!, featuring Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco; You Need To Calm Down, and the title track, Lover. ME!, the first release from the album, opened at number one on the global Spotify charts”.
Ed Sheeran came second position,having won the biggest-selling artist crown in 2017,while topping the chart in 19 countries in 2019.
Third spot went to Post Malone on the IFPI’s list and Billie came fourth.
Rock legend’s Queen made it into the top five.