He’s the singer who won Eurovision for the Netherlands for the first time in over 40 years. Now, Duncan Laurence is celebrating another career high as “Arcade” passes 100 million streams on Spotify.
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A 100.000.000! I don’t know what to say honestly. Thank you so much guys, everyone who streamed Arcade, who supports me and my music. @ilsedelangemusic, @shawkyk and my whole team, thanks so much for believing in me. Thanks @wouterhardymusic , @willknoxmusic , @sjoonuff ?? Thanks @spark_records, @universalmusicgroup , @capitolrecords @virginrecords. Thanks @sonyatvbnlx. Thanks @spotify, @spotifynl. A 100.000.000 streams ??? PS. The swipe right sums up all I feel right now.
In a message to his fans on Instagram, Duncan wrote: “A 100.000.000! I don’t know what to say honestly. Thank you so much guys, everyone who streamed Arcade, who supports me and my music.”
Among the people he thanked are Ilse De Lange, Karim Shawky and his whole team. He also gave shout outs to Wouter Hardy, Will Know and Joel Sjöö. Moreover, he expressed his gratitude towards the record labels SPARK Records, Universal Music, Capitol Records, Virgin Records and Sony/ATV Music who he’s working with. And finally, he thanked Spotify.
Eurovision Songs with 100 million + streams on Spotify
“Arcade” joins a select few Eurovision songs in the 100 million + streams club on Spotify. This marks the first time that two entries from the same contest reached the milestone, as Mahmood’s “Soldi” crossed the line last August. The Italian entry for Tel Aviv remains the most-streamed Eurovision song on Spotify.
- Mahmood “Soldi” (Italy 2019) — 152 million
- Loreen “Euphoria” (Sweden 2012) — 143 million (combined)
- Måns Zelmerlöw “Heroes” (Sweden 2015) — 116 million
- Duncan Laurence “Arcade” (Netherlands 2019) — 100 million
Other Eurovision entries that have crossed remarkable milestones include Frans’ “If I Were Sorry” (Sweden 2016) at 90 million streams, ABBA’s “Waterloo” (Sweden 1974) at 85 million streams, Eleni Foureira’s “Fuego” (Cyprus 2018) at 75 million streams, Michael Schulte’s “You Let Me Walk Alone” (Germany 2018) at 51 million and Netta’s “Toy” (Israel 2018) which stands at over 50 million streams combined.
Are you happy to see “Arcade” reach 100 million streams on Spotify? How many of those streams are yours? Let us know in the comments.