Taylor Swift released a new album – Midnights which came out on October 21 with both a 13-track standard release and a deluxe 3 a.m. version with another seven bonus tracks.
Taylor Swift scored a 10 out of 10 as she became the first artist in the Billboard Hot 100 chart’s 64 year history, to claim the top 10 slots of the chart with tracks from her new record “Midnights.” Billboard reported Monday that Swift surpassed Drake, who had held the previous record with nine of the top 10 songs for a week in September 2021.
“10 out of 10 of the Hot 100??? On my 10th album??? I AM IN SHAMBLES,” the pop star tweeted Monday.
The No. 1 spot in the Hot list belongs to “Anti-Hero,” whose lyrics “It’s me/hi/I’m the problem/It’s me” have quickly become a TikTok trend. Several celebs including “You” starrer- Pen Badgley made reels to the above trend.
The other top 10 songs include “Lavender Haze,” “Maroon,” “Snow on the Beach,” “Midnight Rain,” “Bejeweled” and ”Question…?”. On the day of its release, Midnights broke Global Spotify Records for the most streams of a single album in one day.
It’s now officially the fourth time that Taylor has grabbed the number one seat on the Billboard 200 and Hot 100. Moreover, she has set a number of new records with Midnights. As per the recent report by Billboard, Taylor now boasts the most top 10s among women in the chart’s history, with 40 (surpassing Madonna’s 38). She trails only Drake (59 top 10s), among all musicians.
The global pop star on Tuesday took to Instagram and Twitter to share a crazy news among the Swiftians. She launched a tour for the first time in five years, with several U.S. stadium concert dates confirmed for 2023 and international stops to be revealed later. The whole internet went crazy over the sudden announcement of Taylor’s tour .
The U.S. concert dates span from March to August 2023, and the shows will take place in stadiums in or near major cities like Boston, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. “I can’t WAIT to see your gorgeous faces out there. It’s been a long time coming,” Swift wrote.
Swift’s last stadium tour was in 2018, to promote her album “Reputation”. She has since released new studio albums “Lover”, “Folklore” and “Evermore”, and re-recorded her “Red” and “Fearless” albums, but has not performed shows during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Folklore” was named album of the year at the Grammys in 2021. The opening acts for The Eras Tour will include artists Paramore, Beabadoobee, Phoebe Bridgers, Girl in Red, MUNA, Haim, Gracie Abrams, Gayle and Owenn.