Taylor Swift Only Artist in History to Debut at #1 on Billboard 200 and Hot 100 Simultaneously
TAYLOR SWIFT SETS NEW RECORD FOR THE MOST SONGS ON THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 FOR A FEMALE ARTIST
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New York, NY (August 3, 2020) – Taylor Swift’s spectacular run last week continues this week with Billboard’s Hot 100 chart announcement. folklore, her 5 star album, debuts at #1 on the Billboard 200 this week and her single “cardigan” lands at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making her the only artist in history to simultaneously debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 and the Billboard Hot 100. No artist in the history of Billboard’s charts has ever debuted at both top spots, 200 chart and #1 on the Hot 100 chart.
With all 16 songs from folklore charting on Billboard Hot 100, Taylor Swift becomes the female artist with the most simultaneous debut entries. Taylor is the first artist ever to debut three songs in the Hot 100’s top six spots in a single week and is the first woman to debut two songs in the top five simultaneously with “cardigan” at #1 and “the 1” at #4. In addition, Taylor set a new record as the female artist with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100, with 113 entries.
Source Republic Records
August 3, 2020 4:33pm ET by Republic Records