Rapper, Drake Becomes The First Artiste In History To Earn 50 Billion Streams On Spotify
Canadian rapper, Drake has become the first artiste to earn 50 billion streams on popular music streaming platform, Spotify“.
According to a tweet from Chart Data, Drake recently became the first artist in history to generate over 50 billion total streams on Spotify.
.@Drake has now surpassed 50 billion streams on Spotify across all credits. He is the first artist in history to hit this milestone.
— chart data (@chartdata) January 17, 2021
Drake marked the news via a post to his Instagram Story.
According to a breakdown of the data by Chartmasters, this includes 35,704,203,269 streams for songs in which Drake is credited as the lead artiste.
For songs on which Drake is credited as a featured artiste, he’s amassed a whopping 14,297,795,559 total streams.
If you do the math, the total comes to 50,001,998,828 billion streams. And with his next studio album on the way, that number should balloon by the end of the year.
Meanwhile, one of Drake’s most frequent collaborators, Future, took to Twitter to congratulate Drizzy for setting another record.
50 billion streams SHEESH congrats to THE BOY 🦉
— FUTURE/FREEBANDZ (@1future) January 18, 2021
While there’s still no official release date for Certified Lover Boy, Drake did announce that it will drop some time in January.
Source: The African Media