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Metallica wins Europe´s Heart, grabs second place worldwide
With the release of their latest album "Hard Wired... To Self Destruct" and their current concert tour, Metallica has climbed up the file sharing charts over the last few weeks. The top spot in the worldwide January charts was still clearly owned by last year´s most favorite music group Major Lazer (over 1 million sharers in 30 days), followed by Metallica (740,000) and The Weeknd (681,000).
Infographic: TOP Music Artists January 2017
The rankings are based on the number of unique file sharers: How many peers shared at least one file of the respective music artist in January 2017?