David Bowie Spotify: The late icon's music soars on streaming services
After news of David Bowie’s death broke early Monday morning, his music streams soared on Spotify and were up by 2,700 percent, the company confirmed to EW.
As of late Tuesday morning, the most popular songs on Bowie’s Spotify page are “Heroes” (with a whopping 21.4 million plays), “Let’s Dance,” “Under Pressure,” “Blackstar,” and “‘Tis a Pity She Was a Whore.”
Blackstar debuted on Jan. 8, Bowie’s 69th birthday, and Billboard reported Tuesday that the collection was already heading for the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. It would be his first No. 1 album.