Taylor Swift Breaks Billboard 200 Record Of Most Weeks At No. 1 Among Women
Good news for Taylor Swift’s fans! Her recent album Folklore has acquired the first position on the Billboard 200 albums chart once again, surpassing Whitney Houston’s long-standing record. Swift broke Houston’s record for the most weeks at No.1 position among women musicians.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the album has collected seventh nonconsecutive week atop the tally. In doing so, Swift’s total weeks at No. 1 now stands at 47, whereas Houston’s tally was 46, ANI reported. As of September 24, Folklore has earned 87,000 equivalent album units in America, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. Last month, Folklore captured the biggest week for any album since Swift’s last release, 2019’s Lover.
‘folklore’ by Taylor Swift returns to #1 on the Billboard 200 after moving a further 87,000 units (56,000 pure sales) in its ninth week. It has now spent a total of seven weeks atop the chart.
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) September 27, 2020
The year 2019 was dominated by Taylor Swift, who was announced as the world’s highest-paid entertainer by the annual Forbes Celebrity 100 list. Her recent, Folklore was released on July 24 and earned Swift her seventh No. 1 album. Interestingly, in the last four years, Swift has been dominating the three biggest weeks for any album with Reputation (1.24 million units, Dec. 2, 2017-dated chart), Lover (867,000) and Folklore (846,000).
Furthermore, Folklore continues to have the most weeks at No. 1 for any album since Drake’s Views dominated the charts for 13 non-consecutive weeks in 2016. The album has also notched the most weeks at No. 1 among all albums by women, since Adele’s 25 landed 10 non-consecutive weeks at No. 1.
Taylor Swift’s Net Worth
Taylor Swift’s net worth is currently an estimated $63.5 million, according to Forbes, making her one of the world’s highest-paid celebrities. She has, till now, earned 10 Grammys and has several tours on her shelf in 2021. Swift came in at number 25 on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list of the highest-paid celebrities in 2020.
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folklore will have 16 songs on the standard edition, but the physical deluxe editions will include a bonus track called “the lakes.” Because this is my 8th studio album, I made 8 deluxe CD editions and 8 deluxe vinyl editions that are available for one week😄 Each deluxe edition has unique covers, photos, and artwork. Available exclusively at taylorswift.com
Overall, Swift’s estimated worth is more than $360 million. On the personal front, Swift spent her quarantine time to reach out to fans directly through DMs and send money to those who lost their source of income due to the virus outbreak.