Post Malone’s “Rockstar” set a new Apple Music streaming record

The song was streamed over 25 million times on the service over the course of a week.

September 25, 2017
Post Malone’s “Rockstar” set a new Apple Music streaming record Post Malone attends Republic Records's Coachella party, April 17, 2016.   Randy Shropshire / Getty Images

Post Malone's "Rockstar," which features 21 Savage, didn't top the Hot 100 — it ended up at No. 2 behind Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow." But the new song, released September 15, did set a major streaming record, The Verge reports. The single racked over 25 million plays on Apple Music in a single week, breaking a record previously held by DJ Khaled's "I'm the One."

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Fifty-six percent of the song's total streams in its debut week came from Apple Music. "Rockstar" landed at the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Streaming Songs chart with 44.1 million streams. The track marked Post's second entry into the top 10, following "Congratulations" peaking at No. 8 in July.

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