Taylor Swift’s ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ Tops Billboard 200 For Fifth Straight Week

Taylor Swift‘s The Tortured Poets Department continues to rule the Billboard 200 chart, extending its reign to a fifth straight week.

The record stays atop the chart dated June 1, earning 378,000 equivalent album units (up 45%) in the U.S. in the tracking week ending May 23, according to Luminate.

The weekly surge in units comes following the release of six new digital album download variants and a new CD variant, along with a stock replenishment of the previously available four deluxe CD editions and the signed CD edition of the album.

The Tortured Poets Department is the first album to spend its first five weeks at No. 1 since Morgan Wallen‘s One Thing at a Time stayed on top for 12 weeks a year ago (March 18-June 3, 2023-dated charts).

The 378,000 units earned in Poets’ fifth week marks the largest fifth week for any album since Adele‘s 25 tallied 1.193 million units in its fifth frame (chart dated Jan. 9, 2016).

With Poets‘ strong performance, Swift now has her 74th career week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, extending her record among soloists.

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