Drake Scores Big Views on the Album’s First Day. VERY Big.

BuzzAngle is reporting that Drake’s Views From The Six was a massive hit on its first day in the stores. Check out these numbers:

United States
Total Album Project Number: 582,289
Album Sales: 574,604
Song Sales: 48,188
Streams: 4,298,839

Total Album Project Number: 64,232
Album Sales: 62,690
Song Sales: 6,713
Streams: 454,473

Total Album Project Number: 646,521
Album Sales: 637,862
Song Sales: 54,901
Streams: 4,753,312 (most streamers are a day behind in reporting)

Again, that’s not one week’s worth of sales, it’s one day.

On Day 2–Saturday, April 30–the numbers climbed to 740,000 in the US and 80,000 in Canada.

Like I said: insane. (Via BuzzAngle)

Another note: Approximately half of all active Spotify listeners are Drake fans.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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