Queen‘s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ has taken top spot as the most streamed song of 2018
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The famous song recorded from ‘A Night At The Opera’ has had an astonishing 1.6 billion stream globally as of December 10th. This song had been a success since the day of its release back in 1975, however, has had a second boost as a result of the fantastic biopic Bohemian Rhapsody!
Queen guitarist Brian May said:
So the River of Rock Music has metamorphosed into streams! Very happy that our music is still flowing to the max!
Lucian Grainge, Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group, said: “‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is one the greatest songs by one of the greatest bands in history. We are so proud to represent Queen and are thrilled to see the song still inspiring new fans around the world more than four decades after its release.
“My congratulations to Queen and (longtime manager) Jim Beach on an incredible achievement that is a testament to the enduring brilliance of Queen.”
This is so impressive for a song which was released years ago, especially keeping in mind their original record company thought it would never sell!