Robin Thicke‘s “Blurred Lines” has just broken the record for biggest radio audience ever. According to a press release from Interscope, as of this week, the track has reached more than 242.65 million listeners, crushing the previous record of 188.8 million. We don’t know how exactly they come up with such numbers, but we do know it means nearly every American has heard the sleek jam from Thicke, Pharrell and T.I., whether in the car or at the drugstore or in bed when their clock-radio alarm goes off. And that seems pretty accurate.
The song has spent seven consecutive weeks at No. 1 on Billboard‘s Hot 100, overtaking Macklemore & Ryan Lewis‘ ”Thrift Shop” for the longest stretch at the top this year. Oh, and it’s not just us Yankees who are under the its spell: the smash has reached No. 1 in 80 countries around the world, meaning those boundary lines are blurred, too.