Guns N’ Roses’ classic power ballad “Sweet Child O’ Mine” has surpassed one billion streams on Spotify. The achievement comes less than two years after the song became the first music video from the 1980s to rock its way into YouTube’s Billion Views Club. A year earlier, the 1992 video for GN’R epic masterpiece “November Rain” broke records as the first video from the 1990s to reach one billion views.
Guns N’ Roses injected unbridled attitude into the burgeoning Los Angeles rock scene and went on to captivate the entire world with the July 21, 1987 release of Appetite For Destruction, which remains the best-selling U.S. debut album ever, selling more than 30 million copies globally.
Guns N’ Roses’ staying power is undeniable. With more than 9.2 million YouTube subscribers and record-breaking videos across decades, the band and their iconic music continues to inspire. Their loyal legion of hard-rocking fans from all over the world keep coming back to their classic videos, making them one of the top 200 most viewed artists globally on YouTube.
This post first appeared on Rock Confidential.
Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” Surpasses One Billion Streams On Spotify