The “Hollywood Reporter” has released its inaugural list of music’s 25 Platinum Players.
These are the artists who, quote, “move the needle on culture. They own their narratives. They create songs and albums that define a generation and connect with listeners all over the world,” and defined the year in music.
They are, in alphabetical order: Beyoncé . . . boygenius . . . Zach Bryan . . . Burna Boy . . . Luke Combs . . .
Miley Cyrus . . . Lana Del Rey . . . Drake . . . Billie Eilish . . . Karol G . . . Ice Spice . . . Jelly Roll . . . Coco Jones . . . Jungkook . . . Noah Kahan . . . Lil Uzi Vert . . . Metro Boomin . . . Nicki Minaj . . . Kim Petras . . . Peso Pluma . . .
Olivia Rodrigo . . . Taylor Swift . . . SZA . . . Tems . . . Lainey Wilson.