SoundCloud’s year-in-review, 2020 Playback indicates Pop Smoke was streamed more than 191.5 million times this year, which is due to the release of the late rapper’s posthumous album Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon. Their year-in-review list celebrates the popular creators, songs, and moments that left a mark in 2020.
“We celebrate the life and work of Pop Smoke as our Top Artist,” SoundCloud said in a statement. “The rising Brooklyn drill star was beloved by the SoundCloud community and they continue to show it. In 2020 alone, fans streamed Pop Smoke’s music over 191,500,188 times.”
SoundCloud also praised Lil Mosey with Track of the Year “Blueberry Faygo,” the most-streamed remix goes to NLE Choppa‘s “Different Day” (Lil Baby – Emotionally Scarred Remix), BTS broke a few records, Top DJ Set goes to RL Grime “Halloween IX,” and many more wins across the board. There are also many tracks mentioned with titles or tags related to the Black Lives Matter movement, which were streamed over 53.5m times this year.
Take a look at SoundCloud’s year-in-review, 2020 Playback list for yourself to remember the songs and moments that defined the year 2020.
The tracks you vibed to, sanitized your hands to and drew inspiration from. Your personalized playlist of top played tracks of 2020 is here!
— SoundCloud (@SoundCloud) December 1, 2020
Did you know, Pop Smoke’s album Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 charts back in October since its release in July?