Taylor Swift's 'Fearless (Taylor's Version)' rockets to #1 on the United World Chart!

Posted on April 24, 2021

Taylor Swift's 'Fearless (Taylor's Version)' rockets to #1 on the United World Chart! It's the first of six albums to be rerecorded, following the dispute regarding ownership of the Superstar's former masters! 'Fearless (Taylor's Version)' debuted with 406,000 official equivalent sales according to the United World Chart and 1 Million Sales units according to Republic Records including sales in China. The album comprises re-recorded versions of all 19 tracks from the original platinum edition of 'Fearless' (2008), six additional "From the Vault" songs not included on 'Fearless', and Swift's 2010 soundtrack single "Today Was a Fairytale". The album was produced by Swift, Christopher Rowe, Jack Antonoff, and Aaron Dessner. Of the 26 songs, 12 were written solely by Swift. Colbie Caillat, Maren Morris and Keith Urban guest star on the album. The album received critical acclaim, with emphasis on its nostalgic sentiment, Swift's matured vocals, and crisper production. 'Fearless (Taylor's Version)' scored the biggest opening day for an album on Spotify in 2021, with over 50 million global streams. 14 tracks from the album charted on the Billboard Global 200 chart, with 8 inside the top 100! The album reached #1 in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, the United Kingdom and the United States, becoming the first re-recorded album ever to top the Billboard 200 chart! Taylor Swift's most successful album, '1989', just surpassed sales of 12 million units this week, and is the sixth most successful album during the last 10 years worldwide!
Korean Idol Group ASTRO lands at #2 this week on the United World Chart with their 2nd full length album, 'All Yours', after selling 244,000 sales in 7 days!
Canadian Superstar Justin Bieber dips 2-3 with his record-breaking new album 'Justice' after selling another 126,000 equivalent units. The Album debuted atop the Global Chart with 277.000 EAUs and has sold 731,000 copies so far!
Red Velvet's Wendy debuts at #4 with her new album 'Like Water', selling 119,000 units in her 1st week while Korean Idol Kang Seung Yoon lands at #5 with his brand new album 'Page' selling 97,000 units in its 1st week!
The late Rapper DMX reenters the chart at #6 with 'The Best Of DMX' after selling another 91,000 units and 691,000 so far while Ariana Grande's 'Positions' reenters the chart at #7, selling another 87,000 units and 1,962,000 so far!
Korean Singer Hwang Chi Yeul's 'Be My Reason' debuts at #8 with 1st week with sales of 83,000 while last week's chart topper, Baekhyun drops 1-9 with his 4th record breaking solo album, 'BAMBI after selling another 74,000 equivalent album units! The 28 year-old singer, songwriter, actor, EXO main vocalist and leader of the South Korean supergroup SuperM, debuted last week at #1 with massive sales of 868,000, and made history, becoming the biggest debut by a Korean Solo Artist and the best-selling Album on Hanteo by a Solo Artist ever! Baekhyun is now the only Korean Soloist to have 2 x Albums debuting with over 500K sales!
Dua Lipa's 'Future Nostalgia' drops 5-10 on the United World Chart after selling another 73,000 units and 3,057,000 so far!

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