Taylor Swift just recently dropped a surprise folk album for her fans. Despite the artist getting a lot of hate from media, Folklore is crushing the charts.
Folklore debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. This was Taylor’s seventh #1 album throughout her career. The song “my tears ricochet” debuted at #16. “Mirrorball” took spot #26. “August” debuted at #23. “The last great american dynasty” came in at #13. This is extremely impressive for Taylor.
Taylor Swift then became the first artist in all of history to debut a song and an album at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the Billboard 200 simultaneously. Taylor also now has the most Hot 100 entries of any female artist and is fourth overall. She has charted 113 songs.
Her single “cardigan” has been sitting at #1 of the Hot 100 since the release of>folklore. Taylor Swift then becomes just the fifth female artist in history to debut multiple songs at #1 on the Hot 100. She is joining the club with Lady Gaga, Arianna Grande, Mariah Carey, and Britney Spears.
Taylor Swift was also the first female artist in history to debut two songs in the Top 5 of the Hot 100 simultaneously. “Cardigan” entered at #1 while “the 1” entered at #4. All of the tracks onfolklore debuted the first week on the Hot 100. Three of them landed in the Top 10.
Taylor Swift now has a total of 28 Top 10 hits on the Hot 100. She is tied as having the sixth most Top 10s in history, and is tied for third among female artists.
It’s safe to say Taylor is back and here to stay.Folklore is absolutely killing it.