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Avicii’s ‘Wake Me Up!’ is Spotify’s most streamed song ever

Avicii’s ‘Wake Me Up!’ is Spotify’s most streamed song ever

SPOTIFY STREAMS: Avicii won the award for favorite artist in electronic dance music at the 2014 American Music Awards. Photo: Associated Press

The online music streaming service Spotify has a new No. 1: Avicii.

His track, “Wake Me Up!” features vocals by Aloe Blacc and has been streamed more than 200 million times by Spotify users, becoming the site’s most-streamed track ever.

The electronic dance song has “crossed over,” getting airplay on a variety of formats. The official music video is also pushing 300 million views on YouTube. So far, not a bad year if you’re Avicii.

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