See You Again, a hit single by Wiz Khalifa has become the new record-breaker!The song features Charlie Puth and appears on the Fast & Furious 7 soundtrack. It was released in the USA on March 17 and on April 12 in the UK.
On Monday April 13th, it broke the record for the most Spotify streams – it was played no less than 4.2 million times in the USA in 24 hours!
It also set a record as the most streamed single in one week - the number of listens amounting to 21.9 million streams worldwide!
See You Again has climbed the top of the charts in numerous countries around the world, among which are the UK, USA, Australia, Hong Kong, Germany, Canada, Switzerland.
“This is one of those special moments when all the forces have aligned to create a song that is resonating emotionally with millions around the world,” said Atlantic Records CEO and chairman Craig Kallman. “The combination of Wiz’s star power with the introduction of Charlie as a brilliant singer and songwriter is truly magical, striking a nerve with Paul Walker’s legion of fans and the film’s enormous audience.”
The track’s success follows on from that of recent box-office smash Fast & Furious 7. The song’s vocal hook and video has been considered a tribute to actor Paul Walker, who features posthumously in the film alongside Vin Diesel.