Drake’s latest album, “Certified Lover Boy,” broke several records on Apple Music within the first 24 hours of its availability.
The Canadian rap artist and singer’s sixth album was uploaded to Apple Music on September 3 and was quick to make an impact with listeners. Shortly after becoming available for listening, the album “Certified Lover Boy” became a record for the year, in several ways.
Drake broke record for most released album in 2021 in less than 12 hours, Apple says Billboard Friday, although a final count for the 24 hours has not yet been confirmed. The album briefly picks up on Kanye West’s record, with his much delayed “Donda” handling 60 million streams in the first 24 hours after launch.
The album launch also gave Drake the title of Most Streamed Artist in One Day in 2021 on Apple Music. In addition, it occupies the first place in the ranking of the best albums of Apple Music in 145 countries.
Songs from the album also topped the daily Top 100 charts in 51 countries, as well as the top 21 spots in 18 countries, Apple Music explained in a later update.
Three of the songs are the biggest debuts of a track on Apple Music, consisting of “Girls Want Girls (feat. Lil Baby”, “Champagne Poetry” and “Fair Trade (feat. Travis Scott)”.
Drake’s records weren’t limited to Apple Music, as it also managed to become the # 1 album in a single day on Spotify.