"Red (Taylor's Version)" is her tenth album to hit No. 1 on the Billboard

November 23, 2021

Taylor Swift debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "Red (Taylor's Version)", the new recording of her 2012 album "Red", which topped the charts for seven weeks in 2012-13 .

"Red (Taylor's Version)" is Taylor Swift No. 10 on the Billboard 200, a milestone that makes her the second woman with the most albums to win No. 1. 1 in 65 years of chart history.

Most No. Barbra Streisand has 1 album among women, having recorded eleven firsts, while among all the artists, at the top of the relevant list are the Beatles with 19 albums that have won No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

"Red (Taylor's Version)" sold 605,000 albums in the United States in its first week of release, according to MRC Data. It's the second best-selling week of the year, just behind Drake's "Certified Lover Boy", which sold 613,000 albums in early September.

Of the "Red (Taylor's Version)" 605,000 sales, (physical and digital) album sales amount to 369,000, which is the best performance of the year, while 227,000 sales correspond to the 303.23 million on-demand streams of 30 songs of the album and 9,000 were the sales of individual songs of the album.

Taylor Swift - Red (Taylor's Version)

Taylor Swift topped the Billboard 200 No. 1 with four different albums in less than 16 months (68 weeks in particular), the best performance by a solo artist since the Billboard 200 was released regularly on a weekly basis. based in March 1956.

The previous record among solo artists belonged to Elton John, who had climbed to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with four different albums in 69 weeks in 1974-75.

Taylor Swift series in early August 2020 with the debut of "Folklore" at No. 1 on the chart followed by the debuts of "Evermore" in December 2020), "Fearless (Taylor's Version)" in April 2021 and now 'Red (Taylor's Version)'.

"Red (Taylor's Version)" also set a record for vinyl record sales in the United States.

The new recording of "Red" sold 114,000 copies of vinyl in its first week of release, the highest number since MRC Data began tracking sales in 1991, surpassing the previous record set by Taylor Swift herself. when "Evermore" sold 102,000 vinyl records last June.