Apple Music beats Spotify to biggest day-one streaming number with Travis Scott’s new release
Travis Scott's new album . "Astroworld" - came out on August 3 and it's doing incredibly well.
Streaming-wise, "Astroworld" - according to Spotify’s public-facing chart data collected 64.5m global streams on the platform within its first 24 hours.
But the interesting fact is that "Music Business Worldwide" learnt - from insiders at Apple - that the Cupertino company’s platform drew 80m worldwide streams of "Astroworld" within the album’s opening 24 hours, making it the fourth biggest day-one debut in Apple Music history (Drake’s Scorpion is No.1 with 170.6m opening day streams; No.2 is Drake’s Views on 85.1m and No.3 is Drake’s More Life on 84.9m.).
In "Astroworld"’s first three days (Fri-Sun) on Apple Music, according to those sources, the album’s tracks drew 153m streams globally.