Drakes Scorpion rocked single-day streaming records at both Apple Music and Spotify, with the rapper's new double album providing the most streamed week in the charts history.
Scorpion Slightly Crushed Apple Music's single-day streaming recording, previously held by Drake's own More Life with 170 million streams worldwide in the first 24 hours of its release, reports Associated Press ; More Life after its release in March 2017, collected 89.9 million streams on the service.
On Spotify, Scorpion's tracks recorded over 132 million streams in the first 24 hours, and all 25 Scorpion tracks are among the first 41 spots on Spotify's world's top 200 chart; Side-A-Opener "Non-Stop" recorded 9.2 million streams alone.
Factoring in other music services and Scorpion is well on its way to surpassing the record for most streams in a week. Beerbongs & Bentleys recorded at the beginning of the year, when the album was released for the first time thanks to 431 streams.
Thanks to Scorpion 's oversized track list of the double album – A Side is dedicated to hip-hop while B Side is focused on R & B – could hit a billion streams in the first release week, Verge reports ,