NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 12: Taylor Swift attends the “All Too Well” New York Premiere on November 12, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
Taylor Swift’s blockbuster year ended with one more historic accomplishment as 1989 (Taylor’s Version) was once again No. 1 on Billboard 200 this week, surpassing Elvis Presley for the most-ever No. 1 weeks of any solo musician. Swift has earned 68 weeks in the top spot during her career, topping Elvis’ 67 weeks. Only The Beatles are still ahead of her, with a staggering 132 weeks at No. 1 over their career. Swift’s first No. 1 album was Fearless, with 11 weeks at No. 1 in late 2008 and early 2009. Next was 2010’s Speak Now (six weeks), 2012’s Red (seven weeks), 2014’s 1989 (11 weeks), 2017’s Reputation (four weeks), 2019’s Lover (one week), 2020’s folklore (eight weeks), 2020’s evermore (four weeks), 2021’s Fearless (Taylor’s Version) (two weeks), 2021’s Red (Taylor’s Version) (one week), 2022’s Midnights (six weeks), 2023’s Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) (two weeks), and 2023’s 1989 (Taylor’s Version) (five weeks).
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