Following his iconic performance at the Super Bowl, The Weeknd is experiencing a rapid rise in his streaming numbers. Overall streams for The Weeknd saw an increase of nearly 220% following his performance from 11 PM EST to midnight.
After the big game aired, “Blinding Lights” and “Save Your Tears” were the top two streaming tracks in the following hours.
The success of The Weeknd’s music rose across the globe. “House Of Balloons / Glass Table Girls” saw more than a 1,140% increase, “Can’t Feel My Face” saw more than a 340% increase, “I Feel It Coming” saw more than a 300% increase, “The Hills” saw more than a 235% increase and “Starboy” saw more than a 230% increase in listening.
The five cities that have streamed The Weeknd the most in the past year are Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, and Atlanta.
In other Spotify streaming news, The unofficial Kansas City Chiefs anthem, “Red Kingdom” by Tech N9ne was a huge hit — streaming increased more than 260% throughout game day. After the Tampa Bay Buccaneers got the win, songs such as “All I Do Is Win” by DJ Khaled feat. T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg & Rick Ross, “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC, and “Start Me Up” by The Rolling Stones increase in listening.