It may have been five years since Sam Smith rocked the charts with hits from their debut album, ‘In the Lonely Hour,’ but it appears the content from the LP is proving itself evergreen.
As they gear fans up for the release of their yet-titled, long-awaited third studio effort, the 27-year-old’s being greeted with news the tunes from their inaugural set – namely their first U.S. hit ‘Stay With Me’ – is showcasing serious staying power on streaming platforms. Taking to social media, Smith recently celebrated news the tune – released spring 2014 – had crossed the billion plays threshold on Spotify.
Becoming the platform’s 41st song to boast such a feat, the Grammy-winner barely had time to pop open the bubbly before the weekend brought news its enduring popularity placed it in an exclusive club on YouTube as well. Details inside:
As of time reported ‘Stay With Me’ is sitting pretty with 1,000,289,777 spins on YouTube. With the refreshed count it becomes their third title to cross the threshold following ‘I’m Not the Only One’ and ‘Too Good at Goodbyes’ (both at 1.1B views respectively).