Drake Becomes First Ever Artist to Hit 50 Billion Spotify Streams
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 21: Rapper Drake poses in the press room with his awards for Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album for 'Views,' Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Streaming Artist, Top Streaming Song (Audio) for 'One Dance,' Top R&B Song for 'One Dance,' Top R&B Collaboration for 'One Dance,' Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Album for 'Views,' and Top Rap Tour during the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
While fans wait on Drake’s album, Certified Lover Boy, to drop the “Nice For What” rapper continues to break streaming records, more specifically being the first artist in history to hit 50 billion streams on Spotify.
Per Chart Data’s tweet, Drake, “has now surpassed 50 billion streams on Spotify across all credits. He is the first artist in history to hit this milestone.”
Drake will more than likely continue his stronghold on the streaming charts with the release of his album in the first quarter.
Drake and Meek Mill were spotted in the Bahamas recently filming a video for the album and Nike and Drake have been hard at work on their collaboration, NOCTA, Drake’s sublabel for the brand. Drake recently featured pieces from the line on social media.
Which artist do you stream the most? Do you agree Drake is the biggest musical artist?