December 10, 2022

Taylor Swift hits Top 10 on Billboard's Hot 100: NPR

Taylor Swift hits Top 10 on Billboard’s Hot 100: NPR

Taylor Swift, filmed during the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2022.

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Taylor Swift, filmed during the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2022.

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Taylor Swift It captured the entire top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming the first artist ever to do so. All 10 songs featured on this week’s Hot 100 come from Swift’s album midnightwhich was released on October 21 with the news, Swift Exceeds drake feat last yearwhen it captured nine of the top 10 spots on the Hot 100 chart.

“Anti-Hero” took first place, replacing “Unholy” by Sam Smith and Kim Petras – both of whom provided Their own mark on history With first place last week.

album He continues to break a string of records, including being Most streamed album in one day on both Spotify and Apple Music and record files 3rd biggest week of broadcasting ever for the album. Swift . album red (Taylor version) He previously held the mantle of Swift’s biggest broadcast week in 2021.

midnight also happened Move her eleventh album to #1 on the Billboard 200, marking the biggest week of any album in 7 years (since Adele’s 25). Swift has tied Barbra Streisand with the highest number of albums released by a female artist, according to Billboard magazine.

fast focus midnight On the classic metaphor of midnight confessionusing conversational singing to tell stories after hours Inspired by Self-loathing, fantasizing about revenge and wondering what it could be.

Besides releasing new music, Swift has re-recorded her classic albums after her former Big Machine label sold their catalog for mentioned $300 million for private equity group Ithaca Holdings. I fired Re-recording From her albums fearless And the red.