The rapper's "SAD!" amassed 10.4 million streams on June 19, the day following his death.
On Tuesday, the day after XXXTentacion was fatally shot at the age of 20, the singer-songwriter's "SAD!" broke the single-day record for Spotify streams that had been held by Taylor Swift, a source tells Billboard.
"SAD!" amassed 10.4 million streams on Spotify June 19, according to Spotifycharts.com; Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do" racked up 10.1 million streams on the service the day it was released, August 25, 2017.
Helping XXXTentacion's single break Swift's record were about 15 million new paying subscribers: Spotify counts more than 75 million subscribers now, up from about 60 million at the end of July 2017. Spotify's free user base has ballooned as well.