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News: The Weeknd Breaks Spotify’s Single-Day Stream Record


The Weeknd’s new album Starboy has already been a huge success and now the Canadian singer gets more good news. He has broken Spotify’s record for most streams in a day, beating out Justin Bieber with 36 million streams as of November 13, 2015.

In a statement, Republic Records Chairman and Co-Founder Monte Lipman proclaimed that “Spotify’s continued support of The Weeknd has now reached historic proportions and also reinforces the tremendous growth of global streaming,” while Spotify Global Head of Creator Services Troy Carter concurred: “We’re proud to have partnered with The Weeknd, his management and Republic Records on a phenomenal album.”

via Billboard