Eminem beat out Taylor Swift as her music videos were the most played of 2022, video hosting service Vevo has said.
The 50-year-old American rapper, real name Marshall Mathers, had nearly 76 million views of his videos as he released his second greatest hits album, Curtain Call 2 this year.
In May, artist The Real Slim Shady was also inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame and in November his semi-autobiographical film 8 Mile celebrated its 20th anniversary.
He had 10 number one singles on the official UK charts, including Stan, Without Me and Lose Yourself.
Swift, 32, who has 64 million views for her music videos on Vevo, released her new album Midnights in October.
His tenth studio album secured the coveted double dominance of the charts as the single Anti-Hero landed at number one on the official charts this year.
In 2021, Canadian singer The Weeknd was the most viewed artist on Vevo with 58 million views, followed by Adele with 55 million views.
The most viewed music video in the UK was We Don’t Talk About Bruno from the hit Disney animated film Encanto with 37 million views.
Harry Styles’ music video for As It Was from his latest hit album Harry’s House came second with 15.4 million views.
Vevo also saw Three Lions, comedians David Baddiel and Frank Skinner and rock band The Lightning Seeds attract football fans with 11 times more daily views before England took on the United States in the FIFA World Cup. world.
The Women’s Euro 2022, which the Lionesses won this summer, also saw the football anthem get 12 times more viewers than it usually sees on average.
When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, the music video for Beatles hit Back In The USSR tripled its ratings.
In September, when the Queen died, the Sex Pistols’ hit God Save The Queen saw 13 times more plays of its music video in the UK compared to its average audience.
Old favorites were boosted by blockbuster films including Top Gun’s Maverick which increased Kenny Loggins’ Danger Zone views by 125% and Elvis’s Can’t Help Falling In Love With You which had a 514% increase in audience when a Baz Luhrmann film about the king of rock and roll was released this year.