Taylor Swift has earned a record-extending 81st week as the top musical act in the United States, coming in at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart dated October 14.
Nine of Swift’s albums are featured on the current edition of the Billboard 200 chart, with all but one in the top 50. Midnights has the best ranking among them at No. 8.
Midnights is spending its 50th consecutive week in the top 10 with 43,000 equivalent album units earned during the September 29-October 5 tracking week, according to Luminate.
Two other Swift albums also have logged their first 50 weeks in the top 10 – 1989 and Fearless.
In addition, three of her songs – “Cruel Summer,” “Karma” featuring Ice Spice and “Anti-Hero” – earned a place on the latest Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Morgan Wallen is the second best on the Billboard Artist 100. Ed Sheeran at No. 3, Olivia Rodrigo at No. 4 and Zach Bryan at No. 5 round out the top 5.
The Artist 100 measures artist activity across key metrics of music consumption, blending album and track sales, radio airplay and streaming to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.
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