February 5, 2023

With an exceptional pageant season, countless sizzling collabs, some nostalgic comebacks and new releases from Taylor Swift, Beyoncé and past, the previous 12 months have been large for the music business.

And we’re right here with a 2022 music overview to sum all of it up for you — buckle up!


Massive Festivals

Now that the comfortable Christmas vibes are in full swing, it’s exhausting to consider that mere months in the past, we have been in the midst of a sizzling and wild music pageant season.

SXSW was unforgettable, with performances from thrilling newcomers like Moist Leg, Faux Fruit and Sloppy Jane. Coachella boasted too many icons to rely, together with Billie Eilish, Harry Kinds, Karol G, The Weeknd and Anitta. Lollapalooza was a blast with Dua Lipa, Lil Child, Charli XCX, Måneskin and so many extra! This solely leads us to surprise which artists we will look ahead to seeing subsequent 12 months…

When you missed Måneskin this pageant season, take a look at their stay efficiency of “SUPERMODEL” for SiriusXM’s Small Stage Sequence:

Massive Collabs

The 12 months 2022 introduced us some wish-fulfilling music collaborations. In pop, Ed Sheeran featured on “Bam Bam” by Camila Cabello and obtained Taylor Swift on his new observe “The Joker And The Queen,” which is the fourth track they’ve launched collectively. And we’re nonetheless not over BTS’ Jung Kook and Charlie Puth’s hit track “Left And Proper,” which set the web ablaze on its launch.

In the meantime, over on the planet of nation, we have been graced by Luke Combs and Miranda Lambert’s candy harmonies of their track “Outrunnin’ Your Reminiscence,” and pop queen Katy Perry swapped genres to lend her heavenly vocals to Thomas Rhett’s new title observe “The place We Stand.”

Hip-hop noticed Drake and 21 Savage take the world by storm with their album Her Loss, whereas Megan Thee Stallion and Future melded their lyrical abilities to create the lure anthem “Pressurelicious.”

Take heed to Meg Thee Stallion focus on why she wished to collab with Future on her album Traumazine:

Massive Releases

This 12 months noticed world sensation BTS launch their epic anthology album Proof, which additionally marked the start of the group’s hiatus to concentrate on their solo endeavors and obligatory army service. So, we’ll have to attend few years earlier than we will see the boys all collectively on stage once more.

It’s been an unimaginable 12 months for soloists, with artists like Kendrick Lamar, Rosalía, Mitski, The Weeknd, Dangerous Bunny and Björk all releasing critically acclaimed albums. And with much more new music from Harry Kinds (Harry’s Home), Taylor Swift (Midnights), and Queen Bey herself (Renaissance), 2022 has simply been one insane album drop after one other. From hip-hop to synth-pop to avant-garde, followers of each style had one thing to show the quantity up on and dance away all their worries to this 12 months.

Right here’s Harry on the success of his album and single “As It Was”:

Massive Comebacks

2022 had us all questioning, “What’s My Age Once more?” as a result of Blink-182 is again! The band introduced a brand new tour and single, with Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge and Travis Barker again collectively for the primary time in virtually a decade.

Rihanna returned to music after 5 lengthy years with two new songs, “Raise Me Up” and “Born Once more,” for the Black Panther: Wakanda Ceaselessly soundtrack. Perhaps we’ll lastly get a brand new album in 2023…

Again in band land, Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers launched Limitless Love in April, their first album with guitarist John Frusciante since 2006, and solely months later dropped their thirteenth album, Return of the Dream Canteen.

Watch the Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers carry out their 2006 GRAMMY-winning hit “Dani California” for SiriusXM’s Small Stage Sequence:


2022 isn’t fairly over but, so it nonetheless has time to create much more music reminiscences for us. Obtain the SXM App to maintain updated with all the newest releases out of your favourite artists and extra!


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