What you need to know
- Kendrick Lamar has a new album.
- Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers came out on Friday, May 13.
- It had the most first-day streams of an album on Apple Music released so far in 2022.
Apple has confirmed that the new Kendrick Lamar album has broken 2022's first-day streaming record on Apple Music.
The company stated on Saturday:
Shout out @kendricklamar.
K-Dot's 'Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers' had the most first-day streams for an album released so far in 2022.https://t.co/Abap1ayEtY pic.twitter.com/paCc9HyykQShout out @kendricklamar.
K-Dot's 'Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers' had the most first-day streams for an album released so far in 2022.https://t.co/Abap1ayEtY pic.twitter.com/paCc9HyykQ— Apple Music (@AppleMusic) May 14, 2022May 14, 2022
Lamar's Album debuted on Friday and has been met with high praise since it dropped. From Apple Music:
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