Drake Sets New Record; One Dance Breaks Adele’s Hello UK Streaming Record

Streams of Drake’s “Once Dance” have set a new benchmark.

The Canadian rapper-singer’s “One Dance” had 7.86 million streams this week in the UK, beating the previous record set by Adele with her “Hello” song, which had 7.32 million streams in its first week of availability in October, according to Official Charts.

“One Dance” which features Asian singer, Kyla and Nigerian pop star Wizkid is the #1 song for the third consecutive week on the Official Singles Chart, the site says.

Drake said at his album’s launch party in Toronto that the album sold more than 630,000 copies in one night. By
comparison, Drake’s If You’re Reading This Its Too Late sold 494,746 albums its first week of availability in February 2015.


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