Drake becomes the 1st artist to hit 50 billion streams on Spotify

Drake becomes the 1st artist to hit 50 billion streams on Spotify

- Drake has reportedly made history by becoming the first artist to have surpassed 50 billion streams on Spotify

- This achievement is the latest in the artist's record-breaking streak, having also been awarded the honour of having the most 'Billboard Hot 100' entries of all time

- The milestone was announced by Chart Data and Drizzy is currently working hard on his next studio album

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Drake has officially become the most-streamed artist in the history of Spotify.

The Canadian-born musician has managed to surpass 50 billion streams of his work on the music platform and is the first and only artist to have managed to do so.

Drake currently has 12 records on the platform after his debut EP So Far Gone landed on Spotify in 2019 as part of its 10th anniversary.

Drake becomes the 1st artist to hit a billion streams
Drake has become the 1st artist and only artist to surpass 50 billion streams on Spotify.
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The achievement was announced by Chart Data and gets added to other accolades that Drake can boast of such as having the most 'Billboard Hot 100' entries, being the artist with the most top 10 entries and the first male artist to debut three tracks at number one on the same chart.

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Fans are now eagerly awaiting the release of Certified Lover Boy, his sixth studio album, which is expected to drop soon. Drake was recently spotted in the Bahamas with Meek Mill which spurred rumours of them working on a music video, despite no release dates for the project having been announced.

In previous Drake-related news, Briefly.co.za reported on how the artist is working hard back in the studio as he gets his new album, Certified Lover Boy, ready.

Drake is back in studio to continue working on his highly anticipated album called Certified Lover Boy. Snaps of the Toosie Slide hitmaker locked in studio have been doing the rounds on social media.

The world superstar is expected to drop the album early this year. The popular musician has been working on the project since 2020.

@DailySource, a Twitter account claiming to be the number 1 source for all hip-hop music, shared the snaps of Drake on the micro-blogging app on Tuesday, 12 January. @DailySource captioned the post:

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"Drake locked in the studio working on 'Certified Lover Boy'."

The rapper's excited fans who have been patiently waiting for the album to drop have taken to social media to share their thoughts of the pics of their fave looking super focused in studio.

@_TeeNicholle wrote: "Do you see this face? 1da doing the beat and he's opening up like a double click! Next album boutta be emotional heat."
@KylarTops24 said: "Drake about to save the world."
@999THEKID commented: "This has to be coming out on Valentine’s Day... right?"
@73b57y wrote: "This right here is what the youngsters call the greatest Rapper alive... OMG did you see how lit his studio setup is... Yea that EP going to be LIT!!!!"
@gervais_grant added: "This album has been done. This is promotion and marketing."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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