Canadian rights organization SOCAN published their preliminary results for 2018, revealing that the year was a record-breaker for the Canadian music industry. The PRO recorded record total revenues of $374 Million for 2018, an 11% increase over 2017. Of that, $315 was distributed to SOCAN members, up from $295 million in 2017.
There was a time when the internet made a big deal out of song reaching a billion views, but the days of such easily won astonishment are long gone, with popular artists now clocking in at well over double this number. In this piece, we check in on which YouTube video currently reign supreme in the play count department.