All the records that Taylor Swift broke with the album “Midnights”

Taylor Swift is the first artist in history to occupy the entire top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100.

Taylor Swift in the ‘Anti-Hero’ music video.

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Ten songs from “Midnights” debuted atop the Billboard 100, with “Anti-Hero” leading the charge at No. 1.

Drake previously held the record when nine songs from 2021’s “Certified Lover Boy” debuted in the top 10.

“10 out of 10 on the Hot 100??? On my 10th album??? I’M DOWN”, Swift wrote on Twitter to commemorate the achievement.

It was the first time in Billboard history that no male artist appeared in the top 10.

Swift is the most successful woman in the top 10 in chart history.

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Taylor Swift performs onstage at the NSAI 2022 Nashville Songwriter Awards.

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Swift now boasts 40 top 10 hits throughout her career, surpassing Madonna’s 38. Of all the acts, she trails only Drake, who has 59.

She ties Ariana Grande for the most No. 1 song debuts among women.

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Taylor Swift in ‘Anti-Hero’ and Ariana Grande in ‘Positions’.

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Both Swift and Grande have topped the Billboard Hot 100 five times. They’re tied with BTS for the second-highest Snapshots in history, behind Drake’s seven.

“Midnights” is the first album to achieve such top 10 success.

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Taylor Swift in the “Bejeweled” music video.

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Ten songs from “Midnights” are now top 10 hits after debuting atop the Billboard Hot 100: “Anti-Hero” at No. 1; “Lavender Haze” at No. 2; “Brown” at No. 3; “Snow on the Beach (feat. Lana Del Rey)” at No. 4; “Midnight Rain” at No. 5; “Bejeweled” at No. 6; “Question…?” at No. 7; “You’re Alone, Kid” at No. 8; “Karma” at No. 9; and “Vigilante Shit” at No. 10.

Once again, Swift broke Drake’s record he set with “Certified Lover Boy,” when he held nine top 10 spots (all but No. 6).

In fact, all 20 songs from the extended version of “Midnights” debuted on the Hot 100, with “Dear Reader” earning the lowest entry at No. 45 on the chart.

Swift now has 188 chart hits throughout her career, overtaking Lil Wayne for No. 3. It follows Drake (278) and the cast of “Glee” (207).

“Midnights” is already by far the best-selling album of 2022.

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Taylor Swift in the cover of “Midnights”.

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“Midnights” debuted atop the Billboard 200 with 1.578 million equivalent album units earned in the United States – the biggest first week of sales for an album since Adele’s “25” in 2015 and the first to sell over a million copies in a single week since Swift. own “Reputation” in 2017.

Swift is the only artist in history with five albums that sold over a million copies in one week.

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Taylor Swift in a promotional image for ‘Midnights’.

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Of the 22 albums in history that have sold over a million copies in a week, Swift claims five: ‘Speak Now’, ‘Red’, ‘1989’, ‘Reputation’ and ‘Midnights’. .

Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC and Eminem hang out with two each.

Swift is now tied with Barbra Streisand for the most No. 1 albums by women.

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Taylor Swift and Barbra Streisand at the 2010 Grammy Awards.

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“Midnights” is Swift’s 11th #1 album. These include nine of his official studio releases (all but his debut album “Taylor Swift”) and his two re-recordings, “Fearless (Taylor’s Version”) and “Red (Taylor’s Version)”.

Although she ties Streisand for No. 1 albums overall, Swift is the first female artist to have 11 albums beginning #1 on the Billboard 200.

Swift is also just the sixth act in Billboard history with more than 10 No. 1 albums, joining the Beatles (19), Jay-Z (14), Drake (11), Bruce Springsteen (11) and Streisand. (11).

Swift is the only artist in history to launch a No. 1 song and a No. 1 album simultaneously four times.

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Taylor Swift in the ‘Anti-Hero’ music video.

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She had previously become the first artist to achieve this feat in 2020 with “Cardigan” (from “Folklore”), then again with “Willow” (from “Evermore”), “All Too Well (Taylor’s Version)” (from ” Red (Taylor’s Version)”), and now “Anti-Hero” (from “Midnights”).

Only two other artists have managed to climb to the top of both charts simultaneously: BTS (who did it once in 2020) and Drake (twice in 2020 and 2021).

Swift broke the record for most-streamed artist in a single day in Spotify history.

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Taylor Swift in the “Bejeweled” music video.

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Within 24 hours of the release of “Midnights,” the “Mastermind” singer racked up 228 million Spotify streams, breaking another record previously held by Drake.

Swift also became the most-streamed female artist in Spotify’s history and the first to cross 35 billion streams in its catalog.

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