Drake becomes first artist to earn 50 billion streams on Spotify

Drake becomes first artist to earn 50 billion streams on Spotify

- Canadian rapper, Drake, recently emerged the first artist with the most streams on Spotify

- According to a tweet from Chart Data, the rapper generated 50 billion total streams on the music app

- Drake is currently working on his next studio album which is expected to drop this January

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The year 2021 definitely started on a good note for Canadian rapper, Aubrey Drake Graham simply known as Drake as he recently made history in the music industry.

The Tossie Slide rapper has become the first artiste to earn 50 billion streams on Spotify, according to a recent tweet from Chart Data.

Rapper Drake makes history, becomes first artist to earn 50 billion streams on Spotify
The rapper has become the first artiste to achieve such a feat. Photo credit: @champagnepapi
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It reads:

"@Drake has now surpassed 50 billion streams on Spotify across all credits. He is the first artist in history to hit this milestone."

According to a breakdown of data by ChartMasters, Drake is credited as the lead artist in 35,704,203,269 streams for songs on the music app.

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For songs on which Drake is credited as a featured artist, he's amassed a whopping 14,297,795,559 total streams.

The total amounts to 50,001,998,828 billion streams.

The rapper marked the new feat via his Instagram story.

Although there is no set date for the release of his next studio album, Certified Lover Boy, the rapper, however, did announce back in 2020 that it would be released in January 2021.

With the release of the album, the Spotify numbers are expected to sky-rocket by the end of the year.

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Meanwhile, upcoming Nigerian artiste identified as Hyzah appeared to have started the year on a fantastic note.

The young man recently left members of the internet community in awe of his talent after his rap video went viral online. Interestingly, Hyzah did not only capture the attention of Nigerians online but has also managed to get noticed by Drake.

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The young artiste took to his page on Instagram with the good news that the God’s Plan crooner followed his account on the social media platform. Hyzah also shared a screenshot on his page to support his claim.

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