“rockstar” Achieves The Biggest Single Streaming Week in Canada For A Song On Spotify
Certified Gold After First Week
26 September 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Post Malone has officially emerged as Hip-Hop’s biggest bona fide “rockstar.” The new single from the multiplatinum chart-topping Dallas, TX artist— “rockstar” feat. 21 Savage (produced by Tank God & Louis Bell)—is the #1 Song Worldwide, setting a new streaming record. It shattered Apple Music’s one-week record total for a single song with 25 million streams worldwide and it is officially certified gold in Canada.
As the biggest single debut of 2017, “rockstar” skyrocketed to #1 in more than 20+ counties worldwide. Among its many accolades, “rockstar” holds down #1 on Canadian Spotify and Global Spotify and Global Spotify Viral charts. At Apple Music Canada, it debuted #1 Overall and #1 Hip-Hop/Rap. Moreover, it remains #1 on US Soundcloud and Global Soundcloud. In just one week, it generated 65 million streams with no radio airplay and it debuted Top 10 on the Shazam US Charts.
Internationally, it continues to break records. Post joins a prestigious group of only six artists to hit #1 on the UK Spotify Chart in the first 5 days during 2017. In Canada, “rockstar” has achieved the all-time highest first-week streaming debut in Canada with 4.7 million streams.
As “rockstar” takes off, his platinum-certified full-length debut Stoney achieves a 24% sales increase and vaults back into the Top 10. This marks its 41st week in the Top 25 of the Billboard Top 200 and 41st consecutive week as a Top 10 Streaming Album since its December 2016 release.
Post’s debut album, the 2016 platinum-certified Stoney, has remained a top 10 streaming album for 38 consecutive weeks since its December 2016 release and has made Post Malone the most streamed new artist with over 3 Billion Streams globally. Tracks include his first Hot 100 Top 10 entry “Congratulations” [feat. Quavo] (3x-platinum), the breakout “White Iverson” (2x-platinum), “Go Flex” (platinum), and “Too Young” (gold). Moreover, the multiplatinum Dallas maverick continues to consistently hold down a spot in the Billboard Top 200.
“rockstar” is available at all digital retailers via Republic Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. Get it HERE.