Harry Styles breaks a Guinness World Record with his hit single "As It Was"
According to Guinness World Records, Styles, 28, set the record for "highest streamed track on Spotify in 24 hours (male category)." In its first 24 hours on the platform, the song received over 16 million streams. Guinness World Records just stated that Harry Styles has the most streamed single on Spotify in a 24-hour period by a male artist. The new single from the British singer-songwriter, "As It Was," was released this week. The song was an instant sensation, and it quickly racked up millions of streams, winning him the Guinness World Record for the most streamed music on Spotify in 24 hours (male). According to Guinness World Records, however, the new song has won the hearts of many people. According to Spotify's Global Top 200 daily chart, the song, which has a mix of classic '80s echoes and modern cheerful sounds, received 16,103,849 streams in its first 24 hours on the platform. The song was chosen as the top tune for today by 34 countries, ranging from Australia to Venezuela, Iceland, and the United Arab Emirates. Adele, whose song "Easy on Me" received more than 19 million Spotify streams in one day, according to Guinness, is another British singer-songwriter who holds the same record for female artists. The most-streamed original in the United States had 8.3 million streams on its first day, overtaking Olivia Rodrigo's "Drivers License" as the most-streamed track in the country (and earning a Spotify record). According to Guinness World Records, the song received 1,247,683 streams in the United Kingdom and 1,168,896 in Mexico.