Taylor Swift’s tenth studio album “Midnights” is making history.
Swift’s album, which was published on Friday, has officially surpassed the one billion streams global mark on Spotify within a week. Her album was previously recorded as the most-streamed album in a single day on Spotify (185 million streams) and was the fastest-selling album of 2022 in the US.
One of the best-performing tracks on the album, “Anti-Hero,” debuted at #1 on the global Spotify chart with over 17.39 million listens, while “Lavender Haze” debuted at #2 with more than 16.4 million streams.
With the ongoing success of the Midnights, she became the only artist in US Nielsen history to have five albums launch with over 1 million units sold in their first week. Midnights sold 1.578 million units, making it the second-biggest debut by a female artist in Billboard history, only behind Adele’s 25, who logged 3.482 million units on the Dec. 12, 2015-dated chart with “25.”
Fun Fact: With sales of 575,000 “Midnights” vinyl LPs in a single week, Swift also surpassed the country’s record for vinyl sales in a single week.
Additionally, Taylor Swift is tied with Barbra Streisand for the most number-one albums released by a female artist. In addition, she is the sixth artist in history to have more than ten albums debut at number one, joining the ranks of acts such as The Beatles (19), Jay-Z (14), Drake (11), Bruce Springsteen (11), and Streisand.
‘Midnights’ debuts at #1 around the World:
#1 New Zealand
Well, Swift is really impressed with such a huge success of her album as within just a week, it broke around 73 records and is yet to surpass a lot of records. So, what do you like the most about the album? Tell us your ratings of the album in the comments section.
Listen to the “Midnights” on Spotify: