Linkin Park’s ‘In The End’ Becomes The First Nu-Metal Song To Pass One Billion Mark On Spotify
Linkin Park shared a post on the band’s official Twitter page announcing that the legendary track, ‘In the End’ achieved major and one-of-a-kind success by being the first nu-metal song to pass one billion streams on Spotify, 20 years after first being released.
As many of you know, ‘In the End’ was released as the second single from Linkin Park’s debut studio album, ‘Hybrid Theory‘ on October 9, 2001. The track was an instant success as it received positive reviews from music critics nearly all of who complimented the song’s signature piano riff, as well as Mike Shinoda’s vocal prominence in the song’s rapping portion, combined with Chester Bennington’s outstanding chorus.
The songs achieved mainstream popularity almost immediately and reached the top ten on numerous worldwide music charts as along with reaching number two on the US Billboard Hot 100. Aside from its success during the time when it first released, ‘In The End’ managed to became a timeless hit over the years and still one of the greatest songs of this century according to many fans as the official music video on Linkin Park’s YouTube channel has more than 1.2 billion views, over 350k comments, and nearly 8 million likes.
There is no doubt that ‘In The End’ went down the music history as an exceptionally monumental song according to fans since despite being released two decades ago, fans seem to never let the song die as Linkin Park recently shared a post on its official Twitter page proving how the song is a timeless hit while revealing that it became the first nu-metal song to reach and surpass one billion streams on Spotify.
Here is what the band said:
“‘In The End’ hit 1 billion streams on Spotify“
You can see the Twitter post and listen to ‘In The End’ down below.
— LINKIN PARK (@linkinpark) June 8, 2021