It's been a running joke for a while now to post funny memes and pictures about Green Day every time October starts in response to their hit song "Wake Me Up When September Ends."
BUT who's really getting the last laugh in this situation? Green Day! As it turns out...Green Day makes a decent amount of money every time September ends, and new reports show us how much!
According to YouTube, the track’s music video sees a HUGE spike in daily views around the beginning of September and October. In 2018, views went from around 50,000 each day to around 101,313 on Sept. 1, 103,669 on Sept. 30, and 107,058 on Oct. 1.
Youtube pays $0.003 per stream in royalties. Doesn't seem like much BUT Green Day is making hundreds of dollars extra on those specific dates JUST with music video plays on Youtube.
And that's just Youtube! There's a bunch of other streaming services to take into account as well! Impressive.
Take a look at the chart made by Youtube: