Streams of Drake’s “Once Dance” have set a new benchmark.
The Canadian rapper-singer’s “One Dance” had 7.86 million streams this week in the UK, beating the previous record set by Adele with her “Hello” song, which had 7.32 million streams in its first week of availability in October, according to Official Charts.
“One Dance” is the #1 song for the third consecutive week on the Official Singles Chart, the site says.
The song is featured on Drake’s VIEWS album, which was released Thursday (April 28).
Drake said at his album’s launch party in Toronto that the album sold more than 630,000 copies in one night. By comparison, Drake’s If Youre Reading This Its Too Late sold 494,746 albums its first week of availability in February 2015.
— bpi music (@bpi_music) April 29, 2016
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