Taylor Swift Extends Record For Most Weeks Atop Billboard Artist 100

Taylor Swift has topped Billboard‘s Artist 100 chart for a record-extending 47th week, as her latest album Fearless (Taylor’s Version) debuted atop the Billboard 200.

Swift jumps from No. 12 to No. 1 on the Artist 100 chart dated April 24. Fearless (Taylor’s Version) debuted at No. 1 on the all-genre 200 with 291,000 equivalent album units earned, according to MRC Data.

The album earned Swift her ninth No. 1, which ties her with Madonna for the second-most among women, after Barbra Streisand‘s 11.

Overall, nine Swift songs are on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, all from her latest LP except her former No. 1 “Willow” from last year’s Evermore.

Swift is way ahead in terms of the number of weeks she has made it to the top of the Artist 100 list. Drake is in second with 32 weeks, while The Weeknd is in the third place with 22 weeks, followed by BTS with 16 weeks and Ariana Grande with 15.

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