Duncan Laurence Netherlands Eurovision 2019
Netherlands – Duncan Laurence

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.

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.

  1. Mahmood “Soldi” (Italy 2019) — 152 million
  2. Loreen “Euphoria” (Sweden 2012) — 143 million (combined)
  3. Måns Zelmerlöw “Heroes” (Sweden 2015) — 116 million
  4. 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.

Duncan Laurence’s follow-up single “Love Don’t Hate It” has already crossed 12 million streams. Currently, the singer is working on a new EP that is expected to be released later this year.

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.

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Margaret
Margaret
6 months ago

Duncan announced 2 days ago that he will release his EP and 3rd single in May 13th! Wish he could sing Someone Else (it’s this new single) in Eurovision though.

Piment
Piment
7 months ago

Congrats Duncan. In time you will surpass Euphoria, which needs retirement.

Euromess
Euromess
7 months ago

Congrats Duncan, you finally achieved something after Eurovision.

Margaret
Margaret
6 months ago
Reply to  Euromess

He achieved more than you think, just saying.

Polegend Godgarina
7 months ago

soldi is at like 175 million combined with the spanish version!

Qwerty
Qwerty
7 months ago

Soldi also debuted a month earlier at Sanremo which draws around 10 million views not to mention the population of Italy is over three times the size of The Netherlands. Not really a level playing field!

Nudiecrudi
Nudiecrudi
7 months ago
Reply to  Qwerty

O yes. Soldi plays another level. It’s hard to be nr 1 with a non English song. Don’t you think.

SVW
SVW
7 months ago
Reply to  Nudiecrudi

Salvador, Jamala…?
If Soldi was on another level, it would’ve won Eurovision, right?

Nudiecrudi
Nudiecrudi
7 months ago
Reply to  SVW

None of them have more streamings then Soldi.
All of them have won and had more visibility but less people streamed them.
Don’t you think

sav001
sav001
7 months ago
Reply to  Nudiecrudi

Not really when San Remo is more popular in Italy than Eurovision and the winning song gets streamed like crazy in Italy. Soldi was also popular around Europe. I went to the Balkans last summer and many cafes were playing Soldi.

Anna
Anna
7 months ago
Reply to  sav001

In Italy Soldi is known for Sanremo, but abroad it’s very popular because of Eurovision, it’s not easy for a song in Italian. Not only in Spain or France, where Soldi is platinum and gold, but also in countries like Greece and Israel, where Soldi had a huge success.

Margaret
Margaret
7 months ago

Best news of the day, or even the month! Arcade is a fantastic song, listening to it till this day ? waiting for his EP 🙂

MeMySelf
MeMySelf
7 months ago
Reply to  Margaret

Arcade is the best wining song in Eurovision since Euphoria.
Simple, beautiful and powerful!

Plus Duncan Is super cute!!! ?

Margaret
Margaret
6 months ago
Reply to  MeMySelf

Agree ^_^ <3

Tom
Tom
7 months ago

Next: Fuego

Kim
Kim
7 months ago

Duncan is ace!

Sale
Sale
7 months ago

King!