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Taylor Swift has taken over all the High 10 of the Billboard Scorching 100 chart, changing into the first-ever artist to so do. All 10 songs atop this week’s Scorching 100 come from Swift’s album Midnights, which was launched on Oct. 21. With the information, Swift surpasses Drake’s feat final yr, when he captured 9 of the High 10 spots on the Scorching 100 chart.
“Anti-Hero” took the No. 1 spot, changing “Unholy” by Sam Smith and Kim Petras — each of whom made their very own mark on historical past with their No. 1 spot final week.
The album continues to interrupt a string of information, together with being the most-streamed album in in the future on each Spotify and Apple Music and logging the third-biggest streaming week ever for an album. Swift’s album Crimson (Taylor’s Model) beforehand held the mantle for Swift’s greatest streaming week in 2021.
Midnights additionally earned Swift her eleventh No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, recording the most important week for any album in 7 years (since Adele’s 25). Swift has tied Barbara Streisand for essentially the most No. 1 albums launched by a feminine artist, in response to Billboard.
Swift centered Midnights on the traditional trope of the midnight confession, utilizing a conversational singing model to inform tales for after-hours impressed by self-loathing, fantasizing about revenge and questioning what may need been.
Together with releasing new music, Swift has been re-recording her traditional albums after her former label, Huge Machine, bought her catalog for a reported $300 million to private-equity group Ithaca Holdings. She has launched re-recordings of her albums Fearless and Crimson.