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Taylor Swift Earns 9th No. 1 Album with ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’

Taylor Swift Earns 9th No. 1 Album with ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’

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Taylor Swift has broken more records with Fearless (Taylor’s Version) as it becomes her 6th No.1 album. She becomes the first woman with three new No. 1 albums in less than a year.

Fearless (Taylor’s Version) has sold over 1 million units worldwide making it the “biggest first-week debut of any album this year,” “the biggest first-week debut for a country album since 2015” and “the biggest female country streaming week ever.” The album is also the only No. 1 album of its kind: a re-recording of an artist’s (own or another’s) previously released album.

The album generated 50 million-plus streams on release day and also achieved “the biggest first-day streaming debut for any album on Spotify this year” and marked her fourth consecutive album to exceed 50 million Spotify streams in 24 hours. Fearless (Taylor’s Version) also becomes the first country album by a female artist to reach No. 1 on Apple Music’s U.S. Albums Chart.

In addition to capturing No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200, No. 1 on the Billboard Top Album Sales chart and No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart, it  also went to No. 1 in the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Ireland. It debuted amongst the Top 5 in Belgium, Norway and the Netherlands, and in Germany it was the biggest debut by a country album in the history of Germany’s album chart. Fearless (Taylor’s Version) charted at No. 1 on the iTunes Top Overall Albums Chart in 61 countries.

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