where can you buy accutane online Rapper J. Cole has set a new record for the highest number of Apple Music streams in a single day. His album KOD hit 64.5M streams, beating the previous record by almost a million streams …
J. Cole’s fifth album, KOD, has broken Apple Music’s record for streams in the first 24 hours in the US with 64.5 million streams on its first day, Apple tells The Verge. KOD surpassed the previous record holder, Drake’s Views, by nearly 1 million streams. Seven out of the top 10 most streamed songs in a 24-hour period on Apple Music are now from KOD.
Impressively, Apple Music – with around 40M subscribers – achieved 60% of global streams of the album, despite having about half of the subscriber base of rival service Spotify.
The themes of the album have been described as drug abuse, addiction, depression and Black America. J. Cole, whose full name is Jermaine Lamarr Cole, recently explained that the album’s name has several meanings.
The Verge reports that the previous record was held by Drake’s Views.
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That’s quite a number, but that doesn’t even come close to Cole’s Apple Music numbers, as Apple told The Verge that K.O.D. was streamed a whopping 64.5 million times during its first 24-hours. Overall, that’s equivalent to almost a third of the entire U.S. population that listening to Cole’s album within the first day of its release.
Cole beat the previous Apple Music record holder, Drake’s Views, by nearly a million streams.