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Why Ariana Grande Is the Stream Queen of 2019

Taylor Swift had the best album debut of the year with her latest effort Lover becoming the bestselling album of 2019 within 48 hours of its release. ]

But Ariana Grande is officially the stream queen. thank u next just became the only album this year to surpass 2 billion streams in the calendar year.

Billie Eilish, who’s currently in second place should join her soon enough. Her album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? is currently sitting at just under 1.9 billion.

All told, the industry is definitely seeing record streams of on-demand music, but 2020 should be a landmark year.

Experts predict it will be the first time listeners will stream over a trillion songs.

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