Taylor Swift's 10th studio album Midnights storms to #1 on the UnitedWorldChart with 2,125,000 global equivalent sales Excl. China, scoring the biggest sales week this year so far! The Album hit 3M with China where Taylor is the top-selling international Act!

Posted on November 9, 2022

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Taylor Swift's s 10th studio album Midnights storms to #1 on the United World Chart with 2,125,000 equivalent sales Excl. China, scoring the biggest sales week this year so far! The Album hit 3M equivalent album units in its 1st week according to Republic Records, and including China where Taylor is the top-selling international Act!
'Midnights' is Taylor's 10th studio album, and first album of new songs since 'folklore' and 'evermore' in 2020. 'Midnights' was written and produced by Swift with Jack Antonoff, inspired by "13 sleepless nights" of her life, and explores her anxiety, insecurity, self-criticism, self-awareness, insomnia, and self-confidence. Seven bonus tracks were surprise released on October 21.
The critically acclaimed album broke the Spotify record for the most single-day streams for an album (186 Million), surpassing Drake's 156M with 'Certified Lover', and Swift became the most-streamed artist in a single day on Spotify, with 228 million streams, the first artist to cross the 200M mark. The album also broke the Apple Music record for the most-streamed pop album in a single day, and the Amazon Music records for the most-streamed album in a single day and week, the Amazon Alexa record for the most single-day requests ever, the Apple Music Spatial Audio record for the most single-day streams and the Spotify record for the fastest album to amass 700 million streams in just 1 week. All of the album's tracks charted on the Billboard Global 200, with 9 and 8 in the top 10 of the Global 200 and Global Excl. US charts, setting records for the most simultaneous top-10 entries on both and Swift as the first artist to occupy the entire top five of the Global 200! 'Midnights' was a major commercial success, topping the charts in 25 countries including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and the US, where it debuted with over 1.5 million equivalent units, becoming 2022's fastest and best-selling album, scoring the largest vinyl sales week of the 21st century! It marked Swift's 11th #1 album on the Billboard 200. The lead single "Anti-Hero" earned Taylor her 9th chart-topper on the Billboard Hot 100. She is the first act to debut atop the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 simultaneously four times and the first act to occupy the entire top 10 of the Hot 100, Streaming Songs, and Digital Songs charts simultaneously. 'Midnights' is the first album in history to occupy the entire Top 10 of the Hot 100 simultaneously with ten top-10 hits, surpassing Drake's 9 with 'Certified Lover Boy' and is now the female artist with the most Hot 100 top-10 entries (40), surpassing Madonna's 38! In Canada, 'Midnights' opened with the biggest 1st-week sales of the year and scored Swift's 11th number-one album with all of the album's 20 tracks debuting within the first 35 spots of the Canadian Hot 100, and the top 13 spots entirely occupied by the album, with "Anti-Hero" at #1! In Australia, 'Midnights' became the Superstar's record tenth consecutive number-one album with the biggest opening week since 'Reputation'. It set the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) records for the biggest streaming and vinyl sales weeks for an album. Swift earned a record third Australian "Chart Double" of her career, with "Anti-Hero" charting at #1 simultaneously. 'Midnights' is Swift's 11th consecutive number-one album on the New Zealand Albums Chart with 4 songs in the top-five of the New Zealand Top 40! 'Midnights' earned Swift her best 1st-week units in France, Germany, Italy, Poland, and the UK where it sold over 140,000 units in its first 3 days and 204,000 in its 1st week, surpassing the 1st-week score of Harry Styles' Harry's House (113,000 units) and becoming the fastest-selling album of 2022. Taylor broke Madonna's record for the shortest time for a female act to accumulate nine UK #1 albums, and became the first woman since Miley Cyrus in 2013 to simultaneously debut atop both the albums and singles chart! Taylor scored her 2nd UK chart double on Friday! In Ireland, Swift scored her 8th #1 album on the IRMA Albums Chart and the biggest opening week since Ed Sheeran's ÷ in 2017. In Germany, Swift scored her 1st #1 album on the Top 100 Albums chart, garnering the largest streaming week for an album in the country at 20 million.


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