Calvin Harris breaks Spotify record

DJ Calvin Harris has broken Spotify’s record with an astounding one billion streams

Calvin Harris has smashed records with a milestone of one billion streams on Spotify, becoming the first British solo artist to do so.

Calvin Harris breaks streaming records

To celebrate his billion streams, Calvin Harris will host a Spotify Playlist Takeover on Wednesday, Sep 10 at 3am in Todays Top Hits, where listeners can enjoy a live playlist of Calvin’s favourite tracks.

Mark Terry, Co-President of Columbia Records UK commented: “This is a landmark achievement for Calvin and deserved recognition that he is in the elite tier of global artists. His recent level of success has been extraordinary and something that all of us here at Columbia are very proud to be part of.”

Steve Savoca, Spotify’s VP Content and Distribution, commented: “We would like to congratulate Calvin Harris on reaching the huge milestone of a billion streams on Spotify, conclusive proof if any were needed that he is one of the most popular artists on Spotify.”

Fun Facts

–       Summer is the most-streamed Calvin Harris track on Spotify, with over 160m streams worldwide

–       Calvin Harris’ music has been streamed on Spotify for the equivalent of over 5000 continuous years

–       One billion streams is equivalent to three streams for every man, woman and child in the USA

Calvin Harris’ new single Blame is available now on Spotify.