Drake’s “God’s Plan” breaks Spotify record for single day streams in the U.S.
The song from his EP Scary Hours has given Drake another streaming milestone.
Drake released his two-song EP Scary Hours on Friday, and, soon afterwards, the song "God's Plan" had broken Spotify's record for single day streams in the United States. The song cracked 4,326,679 streams on January 22, according to Chart Data.
Drake celebrated the news Tuesday night on Instagram with a post comparing his feat to LeBron James's 30,000 point milestone (Drake also recorded a more sincere video message for the Cleveland Cavaliers player, and said he will record a song inspired by the accomplishment).
Drake is no stranger to Spotify records: his project More Life broke the platform's records for most first day streams for an album and most streams in one day for an artist. He was also the most streamed artist of 2016 with his smash single "One Dance" played over a billion times on Spotify, and its album Views logging over 4.7 billion on-demand listens.
Controversy over the artwork for Scary Hours erupted when electronic producer Rabit accused Drake of ripping off the artwork for one of his tour posters.