Drake’s surprise album release has set a new Spotify record for the most streams from an album in its first week on the platform, according to Billboard. Spotify confirmed the news yesterday (February 17) and announced that songs from If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late were collectively streamed more than 17 million times in a three-day span.
In addition to the overall first-week streams record, a total of 6.8 million streams of If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late on Saturday alone also set a new landmark for most streams in a single day for an album in the U.S.
Meanwhile, early estimates put Drake’s first week sales performance at around 500,000.
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