One Direction's 'Four' Sets Spotify Record For Most Streams
November 26, 2014 at 11:57 AM (PT)
ONE DIRECTION set records with "Four," their fourth consecutive chart-topping album in the U.S., and taking three AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS, including ARTIST OF THE YEAR, where they performed their latest single, "Night Changes."
"Four" received the largest first-week streams ever in the U.S. with more than 11.6 million streams and 29.3 million globally on SPOTIFY, hitting a milestone with 1 billion total,
The band celebrated their album release day at UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ORLANDO for a performance on NBC’s "Today Show" in front of 15,000 people, and also taped a second performance to air as part of their NBC holiday special, "ONE DIRECTION: The TV Special" to air in primetime on NBC, DECEMBER 23rd. Other release week activities included stops at the ELLEN DEGENERES show and a chat with JIMMY KIMMEL. The band will return to the U.S. for their third appearance on NBC’s "Saturday Night Live," airing DECEMBER 20th.
The band will be hitting the road again for their 2015 highly anticipated ON THE ROAD AGAIN stadium tour, which sees the band perform in AUSTRALIA, JAPAN and SOUTHEAST ASIA before their NORTH AMERICAN tour, promoted by LIVE NATION, kicks off on JULY 9th, 2015 at the QUALCOMM STADIUM in SAN DIEGO. The full 23-city tour includes stops in EAST RUTHERFORD, CHICAGO, BOSTON, DETROIT, SEATTLE and THE ROSE BOWL in PASADENA. Tickets are on sale now at www.livenation.com.