Taylor Swift Is The First Artist To Debut At No. 1 On Both Billboard 2-00 And Hot 100 Charts In Same Week
Written by on August 4, 2020
Taylor Swift has becoming the first artist ever to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 in the same week. Swift’s surprise eighth studio album, Folklore, took top honors in its first week after moving 846,000 units, marking the biggest sales week this year. Her lead single, “Cardigan,” also debuted at No. 1 after amassing 34 million U.S. streams and 71,000 downloads sold.
“Cardigan” is joined by “The 1” at No. 4, making her the first woman to have two songs simultaneously debut in the top five of the Hot 100. Meanwhile, the Swift/Bon Iver collab “Exile” took the No. 6 spot. She’s the sixth artist to have three tracks in the Hot 100’s top 10 in its first week.
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