Taylor Swift tied Whitney Houston’s record for the most cumulative week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart among female artists
Taylor Swift’s new studio album Folklore has continued to dominate the Billboard 200 chart, peaking at number one for the sixth straight week.
The album earned 90,000 equivalent album units in the last week ending on September 3, and is now no. 1 has spent the most weeks, as Drakes’ album views were there for 13 unconscious weeks in 2016.
With her most recent success, Swift tied Whitney Houston’s record of 46 cumulative weeks at No. 1, the most among female artists in history.
Queen of Charts: Taylor Swift’s new album Folklore ranked No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for the sixth straight week
Swift and Houston’s all-time record is 12 more than the next female music artist, Adele, who has 34 weeks at No. 1.
The Beatles commanded an overall record of 132 weeks during their legendary career.
The Beatles and Swift are now performing only two, with at least five albums each at six weeks at number 1 Billboard.
Swift is also the first female artist to debut seven albums at the No. 1 spot.
Queen Bees: With the success of folklore, Swift tied Whitney Houston’s record of 46 cumulative weeks at No. 1, the highest among female artists in history.
Domination: The album earned 90,000 equivalent album units in the last week ending on September 3, and is now no. 1 has spent the most weeks since Drakes’ album scenes lasted 13 unconscious weeks in 2016.
Folklore, which has received widespread critical acclaim, has now spent the most weeks at the top of the charts in 2020.
The album sold over two million copies globally in its first week, of which 1.3 million sold on its first day alone.
She also broke the record for the first day’s album stream by a female artist on Spotify with over 80.6 million streams.
Bonafide Hits: So far three singles – Cardigan, Exile and Betty – have been released.
Three single cardigans, Exile and Daughter – have been released so far since records were broken on July 24.
This prolific singer-songwriter’s record label Republic Records was not aware of it until just before its release.
Swift recently released a deluxe version of the album featuring the bonus track The Lakes.
Written and recorded in isolation due to COVID-19, Swift composed 11 of the 16 new songs with the multi-instrumentalist Aaron Desner of the indie rock band The National.
Surprise: Vipul singer-songwriter’s record label Republic Records didn’t even know about folklore until it was released on July 24.