Morgan Wallen Shatters Streaming Records With ‘Dangerous: The Double Album’

Morgan Wallen; Photo by John Shearer
Morgan Wallen; Photo by John Shearer
Morgan Wallen; Photo by John Shearer

There’s no stopping Morgan Wallen. 

The superstar’s hotly-anticipated sophomore project, Dangerous: The Double Album, was released on Friday (Jan. 8) and it is already breaking streaming records left and right. 

According to a press release, Dangerous set the record for the biggest first day and biggest first-week country album of all-time on Apple Music. After becoming the most pre-added country album in the history of the platform, the 30-song album is currently sitting at No.1 on Apple Music’s overall albums charts in the US, Canada and Australia. Additionally, Dangerous reigns as the No.1 country album 62 countries worldwide.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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On Amazon Music, Wallen broke the global first-day streaming record for a country album debut, and on Spotify, Dangerous became the biggest all-time first day streamed record for a country album. 

The East Tennessee native recently opened up about the album and the overwhelming support he’s received from his fans in an interview with Country Now and other media outlets. While he admits he’s still getting used to his newfound superstardom, he credits his fans for always helping him to feel at home. 

“I feel like they understand me. I feel like I don’t really have to do anything different than what I normally do,” he says. “I feel very relaxed in that sense. I don’t have to wear many hats; I just kind of have one hat that I wear and they get that. So that part is really easy for me. That part, I feel at home in.”

Wallen will celebrate the release of the project on Tuesday evening with his first-ever headlining show at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. The full band show will be live streamed on Wallen’s Facebook and YouTube

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