Rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie has a number one album on Billboard, but his album only actually sold 823 copies, making it the lowest selling number one album of all time. If you’re wondering how this happened it’s because although the album didn’t sell, it was streamed over 83 million times. Remember when you had to get in a car, go down to the record store, buy an album, bring it home and then put it in a CD player to listen? Now you just see something on Apple Music at midnight and go “eh might as well” and help it hit number one.
Read more at theguardian.com.