Taylor Swift Extends Record For Most Weeks Atop Billboard Artist 100

Taylor Swift has extended her record for the most weeks atop the Billboard Artist 100 chart.

The “Anti-Hero” singer rose from No. 2 to the top spot on the Artist 100 chart dated December 31 to become the top musical act in the U.S. for a record-extending 58th total week.

Swift’s Midnights ranks at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart with 155,000 equivalent album units earned in its ninth week, according to Luminate.

Of those nine weeks, five have been spent at No. 1, making it her sixth album to have five or more weeks at the summit.

Further, eight of Swift albums are included in the latest Billboard 200, the most among all acts. After Midnights, she charts with Folklore (No. 39), Lover (No. 40), Evermore (No. 42), Red (Taylor’s Version) (No. 46), Fearless (Taylor’s Version) (No. 80), 1989 (No. 105) and Reputation (No. 151).

Additionally, Swift also charts two songs from Midnights on the Billboard Hot 100, led by “Anti-Hero” at No. 9, followed by “Lavender Haze” at No. 67.

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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