After they bring us the most popular singles in our times, Martin Garrix and Bebe Rexha reach 1 Billion streams with their collaboration ‘In The Name of Love‘ on Spotify
With the biggest hits, these days from the global stars, Martin Garrix and Bebe Rexha joined Spotify’s one Billion streams club, as their song ‘In The Name of Love’ surpasses the whopping billion streams on the platform. Garrix is the first Dutch artist ever to accomplish this with one song. The milestone also marks Rexha’s first billion streams song.
At the moment it includes just over 100 tracks where ‘In The Name Of Love’ will be added to after today. Artists who were already part of the list are Ed Sheeran, Drake, Billie Eilish, Justin Bieber, and Ariana Grande amongst others.
Wilbert Mutsaers (Head of Music, Spotify Benelux): ‘It’s truly amazing that Martin Garrix has surpassed 1 billion streams on Spotify with one song as the first Dutch artist ever. His ‘In the Name of Love’ (feat Bebe Rexha) turns out to be an all-time classic!‘
The magnificent single was officially released on the 29th of July 2016, after Garrix ended his very first Tomorrowland closing set with the track. Teaming up with American singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha, it immediately shot to the top of the charts.
The live performance of ‘In The Name of Love’ at the ‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ also marked the first performance by a Dutch artist on the show. Garrix had just turned 20 at the time.
After the dutch star has unveiled 8 new hot id’s at Tomorrowland around the world, he is not going to slow down ever since, releasing one big record after another including ‘Scared To Be Lonely’ with Dua Lipa, ‘Summer Days’ with Macklemore, and Patrick Stump, and ‘Ocean’ with Khalid.