Drake’s Views Sets All-Time Record

It’s time to crown Drake King of All Streaming.

BuzzAngle reports that Views set an all-time record for album streams with 247,000,000 million listens in the US and 23,000,000 in Canada. That’s on top of 1,040,000 sales of the album in America and 110,000 in Canada in its first week. Wow.

UNITED STATES: BuzzAngle Music Final Album Project Top 10 Chart- April 29, 2016 – May 5, 2016

Rank Title Artist Total Project Album Sales Song Sales Song Streams
1 Views Drake 1,040,842 851,670 239,031 247,902,921
2 Lemonade Beyoncé 325,937 203,852 599,266 93,236,973
3 Purple Rain Prince & The Revolution 69,025 54,096 143,685 840,438
4 The Very Best Of Prince Prince 51,780 51,780 0 * 0 *
5 Anti Rihanna 45,688 12,465 110,087 33,320,788
6 NOW 58 That’s What I Call Music Various Artists 36,420 36,420 0 * 0 *
7 Traveller Chris Stapleton 28,632 22,486 34,802 3,998,400
8 1999 Prince 28,535 22,442 58,514 362,428
9 The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser Rob Zombie 27,577 26,424 5,401 918,631
10 Purpose Justin Bieber 27,184 7,037 67,980 20,023,113

CANADA: BuzzAngle Music Final Album Project Top 10 Chart- April 29, 2016 – May 5, 2016

Rank Title Artist Total Project Album Sales Song Sales Song Streams
1 Views Drake 110,678 92,285 31,554 22,856,860
2 Lemonade Beyoncé 21,023 14,104 46,116 3,460,642
3 Purpose Justin Bieber 4,267 1,388 9,883 2,836,571
4 Anti Rihanna 4,076 1,275 8,692 2,898,228
5 Cleopatra The Lumineers 3,536 2,389 3,475 1,199,557
6 Lukas Graham Lukas Graham 3,046 815 13,325 1,347,320
7 The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser Rob Zombie 2,988 2,849 782 91,821
8 Blurryface twenty one pilots 2,816 893 8,754 1,571,064
9 Prayers for the Damned Sixx:A.M. 2,461 2,333 910 54,921
10 This Is Acting Sia 2,332 660 8,566 1,222,917

Alan Cross

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