Drake's "God's Plan" Breaks Apple Music First Day Streaming Record

The news comes following the announcement he achieved something similar on Spotify.


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On Tuesday, it was revealed that Drake had broken the record for most streams on Spotify in a single day, and now it's been announced he's achieved something similar on Apple Music, too. "God's Plan," which was released on Jan. 19 alongside "Diplomatic Immunity," earned 4,326,679 U.S. Spotify streams on Monday, making it the new single-day streaming record on the platform. 

Breaking Records again @Drake - God’s Plan has streamed over 14M times, breaking the worldwide Apple Music first day streaming record https://t.co/va8UqNGQWM

— Zane Lowe (@zanelowe) January 24, 2018

Zane Lowe has shared on Twitter that "God's Plan" was streamed over 14 million times on its first day on Apple Music, breaking the former worldwide record for the streaming platform. It remains unclear as to what previously held the record, but judging from how these things usually go, it's a safe bet the title previously belonged to Drake himself, Ed Sheeran, or Taylor Swift.

As Pitchfork points out, Taylor Swift previously held the record for most streams on a single day on Spotify. "Look What You Made Me Do" was the previous record holder, with "God's Plan" snatching the title after appearing on the service. Drake was previously the most streamed artist on Spotify in 2016, and his song "One Dance" was narrowly beaten by Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" as the most-streamed song of all-time on Spotify. 

Drake has revealed that he's already back in the studio, but he's been no doubt celebrating his achievements during his recording sessions. Drake recently compared himself to LeBron James, who just became the seventh player in NBA history to score 30,000 career points. Not too bad of company to compare yourself to.

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