Ariana Grande’s Thank You, Next is the first album in the United States to break the limit of two billion streams in 2019. The album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? Billie Eilish is in second place, Billboard writes .
The counter of Billie Eilish’s album stood at 1.88 billion streams in mid-September.
The American entertainment platform Billboard is based on the figures from the international research agency Nielsen.
Apart from the individual album figures, the streaming services in America are also doing very well this year. In September, more than half a billion songs were listened to digitally and on demand. Last year this limit was only reached at the beginning of November.
If the listening figures continue to rise in this way, 2019 could, according to Nielsen, be the year in which a trillion streams are registered in the United States for the first time.