Taylor Swift scored 10 out of 10 to become the first female artist in history to have a Top 10 slot on the US Billboard Hot 100, with tracks from her latest album, Midnights.
Billboard reported on Monday that Swift surpassed Drake, who had set the previous record with nine Top 10 hits for a week in September 2021.
“10 out of 10 from the Hot 100??? On my tenth album The 32-year-old pop star tweeted.
The new album was released on October 21 with a standard version of 13 tracks and a deluxe version with seven additional tracks. He had one of the biggest albums released in nearly seven years. Billboard has also reported that Swift is now linked to Barbra Streisand as the artist with the most albums.
The number one spot on the Billboard chart belongs to Anti-Hero, whose lyrics “It’s me/Hi/I’m the problem/It’s me” quickly became the trend of TikTok. Other top 10 songs include Lavender Haze, Maroon, Snow on the Beach, Midnight Rain, Bejeweled, Question…?
Swift select a number of new records with midnight: The first week of album sales achieved the largest of any album this year, nearly doubling the previous title holder’s numbers, Harry’s houseThe artist’s third solo album, Harry Stiles. Midnight also had the highest flows in the first week of the year: 72.5m, again beating Styles’ numbers of 53.9m.
On the day of its release, midnight smash spotify world records Most streams one album in one day.
Swift also surpassed Madonna to set a new UK chart record ever for the fastest succession of nine #1 UK albums for any female artist – although Madonna still holds the UK album record #1 for any solo artist, with 12 overall. Swift is now second on that list, pushing Kylie Minogue In third place.
But despite its success in the UK, it won’t be able to replicate its dominance on the Billboard Hot 100: After 16 out of 17 songs on Ed Sheeran’s 2017 album, ÷, which charted in the top 20, the rules were introduced. That means only the three most popular songs on any album are now eligible for the UK Singles Chart.
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