Drake Is a Billionaire (In Streams)

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 23:  Rapper Drake performs onstage at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)

Drake Is a Billionaire (In Streams)

"Views" continues to do numbers.

Published September 26, 2016

It seems like a while but it’s been five months since Drake released his fourth solo studio album VIEWS.

It’s already topped Eminem in numerous sales categories and, as of last week, the project became the first album ever to achieve over 1 billion streams on Apple Music.

The Toronto rapper took to Instagram very early this morning (September 26) to share the news with the world. He posted a pic of the plaque he received to commemorate the feat, posing with numerous heads from the streaming service. He also revealed a close-up of his plaque in a separate pic and included the caption “B’s.”

VIEWS was released on April 29 and sold 600,000 copies on its first day in circulation. It’s since achieved triple platinum status, eclipsing the three million sales mark last month.

Drake is currently on his Summer Sixteen tour and released his 21-minute short film Please Forgive Me earlier today. The movie features music from VIEWS.

Check out Drake’s Instagram posts celebrating VIEWS’'s success below.

🍏🍎 Thank you to everyone. OVO Sound to the 🌎 @applemusic

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Written by Paul Meara

(Photo: John Shearer/Getty Images)


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