Taylor Swift’s ‘Wildest Dreams (Taylor’s Version)’ Quickly Beats the Original Song’s Spotify Record for Single-Day Plays

Taylor Swift’s surprise release of a re-recorded version of “Wildest Dreams” quickly piqued the interest of fans Friday. Just a little more than four hours after her new rendering of the seven-year-old song was released to DSPs Friday, it passed the 2 million plays mark on Spotify.

That impressive early number for “Wildest Dream (Taylor’s Version)” easily surpassed the previous records for the most listens to the original version of the song on Spotify in a single day, which had been set and reset just this week. On Wednesday, the Big Machine-owned recording from 2014 dramatically spiked as the song racked up 735,000 plays. On Thursday, it peaked further

→ Continue reading at Variety

Similar Articles

Advertisment

Most Popular

Friends Row On After Teammate’s Death, Leaving One Seat Empty

Charlie Hamlin, a former Olympic rower who dominated races well into his 70s, died in May. On Sunday, his longtime teammates plan to row...

Humpback comeback: Record number of humpback whale calves seen in Washington's Salish Sea in 2021

The cold waters of Washington's Salish Sea experienced a record-breaking humpback whale baby boom this year.The Pacific Whale Watch Association (PWWA) said a total...

Apple TV+ renews 'Mythic Quest' for seasons three and four

Fans of Mythic Quest have much more of the show to look forward to. Apple TV+ has renewed the series for seasons three and four....