Well, it’s official. The Weeknd’s new album Starboy is slaying it. The record has put up some astronomical numbers just over a week since its release on November 25. The album has shattered the worldwide one-week streaming record with over 400 million streams, 270 million coming from Apple alone. The Weeknd has also set all time Spotify World Records “The Most Streamed Artist in a Single Day” with over 40 million streams as well as “The Most Streamed Album First Week,” both globally with over 223 million streams and in the U.S. with over 124 million streams.
Starboy has also been dominating the charts. The album is number one in a staggering 90 countries. The title track has hit number one on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, and Rhythmic Radio. All 18 tracks from Starboy debuted in the Top 20 of Apple Music. Domination is really the only word for what The Weeknd and Starboy are doing. If you’ve yet to hear Starboy, you can find it here. Also, check out the video for the title track below.
The Weeknd will be hitting the road in 2017 for his massive “Legend of the Fall” world tour, including a stop at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX on May 6. Click here for tickets.