Drake Becomes First Artist To Surpass 95 Billion Streams On Spotify

Aubrey Drake Graham, better known as Drake, a Canadian rapper and musician, has been the first artist to achieve 95 billion listens across all credits on Spotify, the global audio streaming platform.

This is according to a post from Chart Data, a music chart platform that tracks song performances.

“@Drake becomes the first artist in Spotify history to surpass 95 billion streams across all credits”.

The Grammy-winning Canadian performer was the third most streamed artist on Spotify in 2022, and the fourth in 2023.

Drake has been one of the world’s most streamed musicians for more than a decade, with his albums constantly ranking at the top of the Billboard 200. After his hit single ‘First Person Shooter’ feat. J Cole reached the top of the chart in 2023, he tied Michael Jackson’s record for the most number one songs (13) by a solo male artist.

In 2015, 2016, and 2018, Drake was the most streamed artist on Spotify worldwide, competing with Ed Sheeran, Bad Bunny, and Taylor Swift.

In 2022, Drake was the third most streamed artist on Spotify, and he will be the fourth in 2023.

Drake currently has over 84 million monthly listeners, ranking third internationally, and over 95 billion streams, surpassing Taylor Swift as the most streamed artist across all credits.

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