Queen song, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, has surpassed 1.5 billion streams, making it the most-streamed song released in the 20th century. Boosted by the new movie “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the 1975 single and music video surpassed 1.6 billion streams globally, record company Universal Music Group said in a statement.Five weeks after its release, the movie became the highest grossing musical biopic of all time, racking up more than $600 million in ticket sales.
“Bohemian Rhapsody” also has another pop culture distinction. It’s widely credited with being the first promotional music video for a song, paving the way for the MTV generation.
By Tunde Adediran
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