J. Cole’s new album is receiving generally positive reviews, but one thing’s for certain – everyone is giving it a listen.
According to Chart Data, the North Carolina emcee’s title track from the project has surpassed record holder Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” for most opening day Spotify streams for a song.
“KOD” racked up 4.2 million streams in its first day. Swift’s previous winner totaled 3.8 million. “Photograph” from Cole’s latest effort also cracked the Top 5, hitting 3.5 million streams.
J. Cole's "KOD" has broken the US Spotify record for biggest opening day (4.2m streams).— chart data (@chartdata) April 21, 2018
Biggest opening days on US Spotify: #1 KOD, @JColeNC 4.2m | #2 Look What You Made Me Do, @taylorswift13 3.8m | #3 DNA., @kendricklamar 3.6m | #4 Photograph, @JColeNC 3.55m | #5 Call Out My Name, @theweeknd 3.5m— chart data (@chartdata) April 21, 2018
J. Cole’s KOD was released on Friday (April 20) and is on track to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200.
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