FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2017 file photo, Drake poses for photographs on the red carpet for the new documentary "The Carter Effect" during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Drake’s “Scorpion” has set a new record for most one-day streams for an album on Apple Music. The streaming platform says the album, released Friday, June 30, 2018 logged more than 170 million streams worldwide, more than doubling Drake’s prior one-day record on Apple Music with last year’s “More Life.” (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Drake's 'Scorpion' stings streaming competition

June 30, 2018 - 4:57 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Drake's "Scorpion" has set a record for most one-day streams for an album on Apple Music.

The streaming platform says the album has logged more than 170 million streams worldwide since its release Friday, more than doubling Drake's prior one-day record on Apple Music with last year's "More Life."

The 25-track "Scorpion" includes the No. 1 hits "Nice for What" and "God's Plan." The album features Michael Jackson on a previously unreleased track as well as collaborations with Jay-Z and Ty Dolla $ign.

The album is expected to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.

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