Drake's "One Dance" Becomes Most Streamed Song in Spotify History
Oct 19 2016 by Francis Osborne
Drake's Views keeps on racking up all sorts of milestones.
The song "One Dance" 'by the Canadian rapper Drake has collected a record number of obedience on streaming services from Spotify platform, writes Agence France-Presse on Wednesday. On top of that, the Toronto rapper is now the No. 1 artist on Spotify with over 36 million monthly listeners and over eight billion total streams.
One Dance - a breezy transnational dance-floor lullaby, made in collaboration with Nigerian Afrobeats star Wizkid and sampling Kyla's Do You Mind, a smash on Britain's funky dance music scene in the late 2000s - had been played more than 882 million times as of Tuesday on Spotify, the world's largest streaming site.
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The song is from the album "Views" of the rapper, which was launched in late April and is the most sold album in the USA this year.
The number shatters the previous title holder, Major Lazer, DJ Snake & MØ's "Lean On", which had 526 million plays a year ago. Views has also broken records since its release, even though it was a two-week Apple Music exclusive. In its first week on the platform, Views earned 245 million streams, while in its second and third weeks it earned 141 million and 186 million streams, respectively (via Pitchfork).
The track, which spent 15 weeks atop the United Kingdom singles chart and has so far amassed sales of 1,744,188 has now totalled over 880 million streams on Spotify. Mere child's play next to the 6 God.