Dylan Spotify Streams Jump 512% After Nobel Announcement


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After yesterday's announcement that Bob Dylan had been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature, his  streams increased 512% on Spotify globally. The most listened-to song in reaction to the news was “Like a Rolling Stone," which saw streams increase by 258%. Even President Obama reacted to the award:

Congratulations to one of my favorite poets, Bob Dylan, on a well-deserved Nobel. https://t.co/c9cnANWPCS

— President Obama (@POTUS) October 13, 2016

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