Adele’s Easy On Me Breaks Streaming Record with 24 Million Streams in One Week

Adele’s Easy On Me Breaks Streaming Record with 24 Million Streams in One Week

Adele’s new single Easy On Me topped the UK singles charts and broke streaming records after registering 24 million plays in one week.

The singer beat Ariana Granderecord 16.9 million streams in one week in 2019 for the song 7 Rings.

Adele’s single also recorded 217,300 chart sales, the highest since Ed Sheeran’s Shape Of You in January 2017.

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Easy on meWeekly digital download sales reached 23,500, the highest yet in 2021.

The success of the song boosted the popularity of two of the Adelethe previous versions of When We Were Young and Someone Like You, which fell to 25th and 34th place respectively.

Adele’s new album will be released on November 19 and is titled 30.

When she announced the release earlier this month, she said she was “definitely a far cry from what I had hoped to be when I started writing it almost three years ago.”

“It was my turn or my death throughout the most eventful time of my life,” she said.

The 33-year-old started working on it when she broke up from her husband, and her new music features lyrics recounting how she explained the breakup to their now nine-year-old son Angelo.

Meanwhile, last week’s chart tops Sir Elton John and Dua Lipa fell to second place with their single Cold Heart.

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Ed Sheeran’s Shivers was third, CKay’s Love Nwantiti fourth, and Coldplay’s My Universe and BTS fifth.

The top spot on the album chart was held by Coldplay’s Music Of The Spheres, which became the best-selling album of 2021 to date.

The record recorded 101,000 chart sales in its opening week and is the band’s ninth consecutive album to reach number one.

Second place is the super deluxe edition of the Beatles ‘latest album, Let It Be, followed by Adele’s 25 in third, Daniel O’Donnell’s 60 in fourth and Joy Crookes’ Skin in fifth.


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