Mon. Sep 25th, 2023

Avicii’s greatest hit continues to push the late producer’s legacy to new heights. 

Taking to Twitter, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek acknowledged that “Wake Me Up” has entered the significantly unique two-billion streams membership, an honor held solely by 40 songs on the platform.

The Aloe Blacc-assisted single famously premiered throughout Avicii’s set on the 2013 Extremely Music Competition, the place it was met with muted—if not blended—reactions from a booing viewers because of the unconventional mix of bluegrass and dance music for the time.

Now 10 years faraway from that fateful day, “Wake Me Up” has gone far past proving it is worthy of being thought-about a dance basic.

The monitor grew to become Spotify’s most-streamed music ever by February 2014. It subsequently went on to attain the celebrated Diamond certification by the Recording Business Affiliation of America, denoting the sale of 10 million licensed models and concurrently making it essentially the most embellished dance/digital music throughout the group.

Maybe better of all, Ek famous that Avicii is the primary Swedish artist with a music to surpass two billion streams on the platform. As of April 2023, “Wake Me Up” continues to dominate the higher echelons of the streaming financial system and is at the moment the forty first most-streamed music on Spotify total.

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