- The surprise quarantine set ‘Folklore’ once again charts at No. 1 on Billboard 200, granting Swift a historic record for most cumulative weeks on the chart across her chart-topping catalog.
The singer-songwriter counts for a total of 47 nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1 throughout her chart-topping catalog. Swift tallies one more week over Houston’s 46-week streak since first self-titled album debut in 1986.
The surprise quarantine set has now charted at No. 1 for seven nonconsecutive weeks and has earned 87,000 full-album sales in the U.S. in the week ending September 24, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.
Swift recently returned to perform live at the Academy of Country Music Awards for the first time in seven years to deliver the country-tinged single “Betty”. The artists also received six BBMA nominations and is posed to make history at this year’s Billboard Music Awards scheduled to air on October 14.
Adele follows the female powerhouses in third place with 34 nonconsecutive weeks on top of the chart. The Beatles remain as the all-time reigning leaders for a total of 132 cumulative weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.