The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ became the most-streamed song in Spotify history
The Weeknd’s hit 2019 song “Blinding Lights” is the most-streamed song on Spotify, the streaming service announced Wednesday, after it spent nearly two years on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, a show of the song’s massive popularity.
- “Blinding Lights” has over 3.335 billion streams on Spotify.
- It beat a record previously held by Ed Sheeran’s 2017 hit “Shape Of You.”
- When Sheeran earned the most-streamed title in April, his song had roughly 3 billion streams; it now has 3.333 billion, a close second to The Weeknd.
Some of the other most-streamed songs on Spotify include Tones and I’s “Dance Monkey (2.7 billion streams), Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved (2.5 billion) and Post Malone and 21 Savage’s “Rock Star” (2.5 billion).