Drake is a certified record-breaker. Drake’s new album ‘Certified Lover Boy” crushed Apple’s one-day streaming record and the day isn’t over yet!
After dropping his Certified Lover Boy album, the hitmaker broke Apple Music’s 2021 record for the artist with the most streams in one day. He broke the record in 12 hours and the streams obviously will keep on ascending for the duration of the day.
Under 12 hours after its release, Drake’s 6th studio album Certified Lover Boy has effectively broken Apple Music’s 2021 record for the most-streamed album in a single day. Furthermore, Drake is the most-streamed artist on Apple Music in 24 hours this year.
The 21-track album, which Drake depicted as “a combination of toxic masculinity and acceptance of the truth which is inevitably heartbreaking,” was released around 1 a.m. EST on Friday (Sept. 3) highlighting appearances from JAY-Z, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Travis Scott, Future, Lil Baby, Young Thug, Lil Durk, 21 Savage, and more.
Certified Lover Boy (CLB) bests the record set only days prior by Kanye West’s DONDA, which was the most-streamed album and artist in a day on Apple Music. It arrived at No. 1 on Apple Music’s Top Albums chart in 152 countries in 24 hours.
On its first full day of release, DONDA was streamed more than 60 million times in the U.S. and was the third-most-played album on its first day of release on Apple Music ever.
This isn’t the first headline that Drake has made with his new album.
One headline, as revealed, was around his song “7AM on Bridle Path.”
The media right away got that he was dissing his musical opponent Kanye West. A few verses within the song are aimed at Yeezy’s distress and constant running to social media to air out their own disparities.
Another headline, from the recently released album, rotated around another song named, “TSU.”
Apparently, he sampled “Your Body’s Calling” from R. Kelly’s 12 Play album. At the point when fans saw that he sampled and credited Kelly, they instantly took to social media to question how he could include the troubled singer on the project.
The last headline, that wrote about was according to his dedications.
The Toronto rapper devoted the exceptionally expected album to the deceased Instagram influencers Nadia Ntuli and Jenae “Miss Mercedes Morr” Gagnier.
The Apple Music description written by Drake for Certified Lover Boy read, “A combination of toxic masculinity and acceptance of the truth which is inevitably heartbreaking. Executive produced by me, Noah ’40’ Shebib, Oliver El-Khatib, and Noel Cadastre. Dedicated to Nadia Ntuli and Mercedes Morr. RIP.”
Drake could surpass his last album, 2018’s Scorpion, which broke Apple Music’s single-day global record with 170 million streams. He additionally broke Spotify’s one-day global record with more than 132 million streams.
After it was shared that each of the 21 “CLB” tracks beat Apple Music’s charts, Drizzy broke another record.
They’ve been good friends for longer than 10 years, and with every Drake release, LeBron James has been there to celebrate the OVO Sound mogul’s successes. We’re kneedeep in Certified Lover Boy news as Drake’s highly-anticipated album shown up at the top of Friday (September 3) morning. Each of the 21 tracks from the project has arrived at the top of Apple Music’s charts as fans and pundits keep the album on repeat, taking apart Drizzy’s bars from top to bottom.
24 hours haven’t passed since the release of Certified Lover Boy and Apple Music got back to social media with another Drake achievement. LeBron made a point to retweet the post.
“Breaking single-day records. [owl emoji],” Apple Music tweeted. “@Drake is now the most streamed artist, and #CertifiedLoverBoy is the most streamed album, in less than 24 hours on Apple Music in 2021.” Bron added in the caption, “The Boy!!!!!! @Drake [owl emoji][clapping hands emoji].”
Fans’ reactions to Certified Lover Boy (CLB) have been a mixed bag as individuals have been contrasting the album with Kanye’s Donda that dropped last week. They have additionally been doing their bests at sorting out who was the objective of certain disses all through the project.