Taylor Swift Leads Artist 100 Chart for a Record-Extending 90th Week

Taylor Swift Leads Artist 100 Chart for a Record-Extending 90th Week

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Taylor Swift spends a record-extending 90th week at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Dec. 23), thanks to 10 albums on the Billboard 200 and three songs on the Billboard Hot 100.

1989 (Taylor’s Version) leads Swift’s titles on the Billboard 200, ranking at No. 2 with 109,000 equivalent album units earned in the Dec. 8-14 tracking week, according to Luminate, after spending three weeks at No. 1.

Here’s a recap of Swift’s 10 current Billboard 200-charting albums:

  • No. 2, 1989 (Taylor’s Version)
  • No. 7, Midnights
  • No. 9, Lover
  • No. 10, Folklore
  • No. 19, Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)
  • No. 25, Red (Taylor’s Version)
  • No. 32, Evermore
  • No. 34, Reputation
  • No. 52, Fearless (Taylor’s Version)
  • No. 82, 1989

Swift also places three songs on the Hot 100: “Cruel Summer” (No. 13, following four weeks at No. 1), “Is It Over Now (Taylor’s Version) (From the Vault)” (No. 36, after spending one week at No. 1) and “You’re Losing Me (From the Vault)” (No. 68, after reaching No. 27).

Just below Swift, Nicki Minaj re-enters the Artist 100 at No. 2, returning to her best rank thanks to her new album, Pink Friday 2. The set launches at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 228,000 equivalent album units earned, becoming her third leader. She also debuts 14 songs on the Hot 100, upping her total to 147 career entries, the sixth-most of all time after Drake (328), Swift (232), the Glee Cast (207), Lil Wayne (186) and Future (168).

Rounding out the Artist 100’s top five, Morgan Wallen holds at No. 3, Drake holds at No. 4 and Tate McRae jumps 33-5, marking her first week in the top 10 thanks to her new album, Think Later. The set debuts at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 (66,000 units), becoming her first top 10.

The Artist 100 measures artist activity across key metrics of music consumption, blending album and track sales, radio airplay and streaming to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.

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