George Michael Breaks Streaming Record – 3 Years After His Death

Three years after his death, George Michael has broken a major streaming record in the UK, reports Pink News.

Wham! track Last Christmas rocketed up the during Christmas week, claiming the number three slot – behind Ellie Goulding’s rendition of Joni Mitchell’River and Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is You.

However, while it didn’t claim the top spot in the overall singles charts, the Official Charts Company revealed that Last Christmas still managed to break a unique record, reports Pink News.
The song received a massive 17.1 million plays on streaming services in the UK during Christmas week, shattering the record for “the biggest week of streams for a song in the UK.”