da873623c98928185f5fee6ee4eb4d49

Leaning power: Spotify names its most streamed track of all time | Musique Non Stop

da873623c98928185f5fee6ee4eb4d49

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Leaning power: Spotify names its most streamed track of all time

Step aside, Beatles – the song the world has yearned to hear was a summer hit released only eight months ago

What might you think would be the most popular track ever on Spotify? Yesterday, by the Beatles, often claimed to be the most covered song of all time? Michael Jackson’s Thriller, the title track of the biggest selling album ever? Or Bing Crosby’s White Christmas, the most popular single of all time?

Answer: none of the above. In fact it’s a song released earlier this year, that didn’t top the charts in either the US or the UK, and which was released independently.

Continue reading...
by Guardian music via Electronic music | The Guardian