Taylor Swift has extended her record for weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart to a 43rd week, riding on the strength of her albums Evermore and Folklore.
Evermore is atop the Billboard 200 for a second straight week, logging 169,000 equivalent album units in the tracking week.
According to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, Folklore earned 53,000 units in the tracking week. The LP is ranked No. 8 on the list after staying on top for eight weeks.
Four of Swift’s songs from Evermore figure on the Billboard Hot 100 list. While “Willow” is at No. 38, after debuting at No. 1, “Champagne Problems” is at No. 77, “‘Tis The Damn Season” is placed at No. 91 and “No Body, No Crime,” featuring Haim, is ranked No. 97.
With 43 weeks at the top, Swift holds the record for most weeks at No. 1 on the Artist 100 chart. Drake (31 weeks), The Weeknd (20 weeks) and BTS and Ariana Grande (15 each) follow her in that order.
The Artist 100 measures artist activity across key metrics of music consumption, blending album and track sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interaction to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.
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