NEW YORK (Hypebot) –
Take that Taylor Swift! One Direction's new "Four" continues to break records on Spotify. "Four" had the biggest first-week in the U.S. for 2014, which also sets a record for most 1st week streams in (Spotify) history: 11.6 million in the U.S.
•30 million global streams
•1.3 million Spotify playlists called "1 Direction" or "1D"
•The band now has passed one billion total global streams on Spotify
In its first week, the record sold 387,000 copies to become the second-biggest debut of the year, trailing only Taylor Swift’s massive 1989.