Let's Dance! David Bowie Streams Leap 2,822 % on Spotify

Spotify customers around the globe paid tribute to legendary rock star David Bowie on Monday by listening to his biggest hits.

Streaming of his songs globally jumped 2,822 % on Monday, a Spotify spokesperson advised NBC Information. Bowie died Sunday night time at age sixty nine after an 18-month battle with most cancers.


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Probably the most-streamed Bowie hit? That might be "Heroes," which he famously sang subsequent to the Berlin Wall in 1987. The track noticed a rise of three,630 %.

His 1983 hit "Let’s Dance" (up three,942 %) was the second most-streamed Bowie music, adopted by "Blackstar" (1,one hundred twenty %) from the album of the identical identify, launched solely two days earlier than his demise. "Lazarus," from the identical album, got here subsequent and noticed a 1,084 % increase.

The fifth most-streamed music was "Life on Mars," one in every of Bowie’s early hits from the 1971 album "Hunky Dory," which elevated four,238 %.

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Followers on Spotify, which lately introduced a partnership with lyrics website Genius, have made a bevy of David Bowie-themed playlists. The entertainer presently additionally owns 4 of the highest 10 songs on iTunes and 6 out of the highest 10 albums, with "Better of Bowie" beating out Adele’s "25."