Metallica’s Hit Song “Enter Sandman” Surpasses 1 Billion Streams on Spotify

Metallica, the biggest band in Rock and Metal History, has joined the vaunted and rare 1 Billion club for their single “Enter Sandman” – their international hit song from their 1991 album Metallica, a.k.a. “The Black Album.” This follows the recent announcement that the band surpassed 1.6 Billion streams in 2022. Metallica now joins AC/DC (“Highway to Hell,” “Back in Black,” “Thunderstruck”), Arctic Monkeys (“Do I Wanna Know?”), Bon Jovi (“Livin’ on a Prayer”), Fleetwood Mac (“Dreams”), Journey (“Don’t Stop Believin'”), Linkin Park (“In the End” and “Numb”), Lynyrd Skynyrd (“Sweet Home Alabama”), Maneskin (“Beggin'”), Nirvana (“Smells Like Teen Spirit”), Oasis (“Wonderwall”), Panic! at the Disco (“High Hopes”), Queen (“Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Don’t Stop Me Now,” “Another One Bites the Dust” and “Under Pressure”), Radiohead (“Creep”), Red Hot Chili Peppers (“Under the Bridge” and “Californication”), The Killers (“Mr. Brightside”), The Police (“Every Breath You Take”), The White Stripes (“Seven Nation Army”), and Twenty One Pilots (“Stressed Out,” “Ride” and “Heathens”) as rock and metal bands with 1 Billion streams. Metallica’s next closest track on the service is “Nothing Else Matters” with over 873,158,195 as of this posting. Of Metallica’s 120 million albums sold worldwide, 28 million plus are from Metallica.