Drake is dominating 2016. On Monday, the RIAA announced that the rapper’s fourth studio album, VIEWS, has officially gone quadruple platinum—making it Drizzy’s second project to ever reach this milestone, following his 2011 sophomore album Take Care.
VIEWS went double platinum in June, and then became the first 2016 record to achieve a triple platinum certification in August. Now, only four months later, the album has moved another million U.S. units, with each unit being equivalent to one album sale, 10 track sales, or 1500 song streams.
This feat is impressive, but not too surprising. VIEWS not only debuted at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200, it also remained there for 13 non-consecutive weeks. It also became the first album to earn more than a billion streams on Apple Music, and was streamed over 3 billion times on Spotify, making Drake the service's "most-streamed artist of all time" (sorry, Justin Bieber).
Though VIEWS received mixed reviews from critics, it’s clear Drizzy’s fanbase had nothing but love and support for the album. Let’s see if he can reach the same success with his upcoming project More Life, set to drop later this month.