Harry Styles breaks streaming records with new song 'As It Was'

Harry Styles breaks streaming records with new song 'As It Was'

"As It Was' has been streamed more than 43 million times since its release.

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Harry Styles/ YouTube (Official 'As It Was' video screenshot)

Harry Styles has had the best streaming week of 2022 thanks to his new single, 'As It Was'.  The song is officially the number one song in America after debuting at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. 

The track also claimed the top spot on the UK Singles Chart. 

'As It Was', which Harry co-wrote with Kid Harpoon and Tyler Johnson, was released on April 1. It has broken several streaming records.

It broke Spotify's single-day streams by a male artist with over eight million streams within 24 hours of its release. 

The 'Adore You' hitmaker also had the best streaming week of 2022. It was streamed 43.8 million times!  His new single also smashed Apple Music 2022 record for most first-day streams.

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'As It Was' is the lead single off Harry's upcoming album, 'Harry's House'. It's the 28-year-old's third solo album since One Direction's split in 2016.

The 13-track album is due for release in May. 

Harry is one of the headlining acts at this year's Coachella Music Festival in California. He will be performing on Friday, April 15 and 22.

Grammy Award-winning South African DJ, Black Coffee, is also on the Coachella lineup.  He will be performing on the same day as Harry. 

Other artists performing at Coachella include Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, and Megan Thee Stallion. The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia will be performing on both Sundays of the festival.

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Main image credit: YouTube('As It Was' music video screenshot)

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