Drake Breaks Apple Music’s One-Day Song Streaming Record Three Times
Released just after midnight EST on Friday, Certified Lover Boy also landed at the top spot on Apple Music’s Top Albums chart in 145 countries in its first day of release, and songs from the album earned the No. 1 spot on 51 of Apple Music’s Daily Top 100 charts and swept the top 21 spots in 18 countries, according to an Apple Music spokesperson.
The 21-song album also already broke Apple Music’s all-time album streaming record in a 24-hour period and helped Drake become the the service’s most-streamed artist in a day for 2021. Certified Lover Boy features a lengthy list of appearances including Jay-Z, Kid Cudi, Future, Giveon and Tems.
The album has also broken records on Spotify, becoming the most-streamed album in a single day on the platform, the company confirmed to Billboard on Friday.