Metallica's 'Enter Sandman' hits 1 billion plays on Spotify Official Merchandise Store

Metallica's 'Enter Sandman' hits 1 billion plays on Spotify

Metallica's "Enter Sandman" hits an impressive milestone by surpassing 1 billion plays on Spotify. This achievement is a testament to the enduring popularity and enduring appeal of Metallica. Enter Sandman was released in 1991 as part of their self-titled album, also known as "The Black Album."

The band also closed the year to have the title of the most-streamed metal band for 2022 on Spotify. 'Enter Sandman' is Metallica's first song to join the 1 billion plays on Spotify. Their classic 'Master of Puppets' as of 4th Jan 2022 is sitting at around 598,332,070 plays. Metallica's next likely song to hit the 1 billion mark could be 'Nothing Else Matters' which is sitting at 874,059,930.

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Giving thanks to their fans on their social media pages Metallica posted "You guys have outdone yourselves once again! 137 million hours of Metallica were streamed on Spotify in 2022, up by more than 20 million hours from last year. Whether you're new to Metallica, or you've been listening for the past 41 years, we'd like to extend a huge 'THANK YOU' to the entire Metallica Family."

"Enter Sandman" is one of the many fan favourites and a live concert staple, thanks to its catchy riffs, memorable lyrics, and anthemic chorus. The song's popularity only grew over the years, as it's featured in numerous movies, TV shows, and video games.

According to the royalties calculator, 1 billion plays on Spotify will give you USD $4,000,000 That's not too bad! What are all these musicians complaining about? :)

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