Billboard Hot 100 last week’s chart was released on August 4 , it is completely not surprising that the song “cardigan” of Taylor Swift has successfully debuted at number one Billboard Hot 100. Specifically, “cardigan” has sold 71 thousand copies (# 1 sale segment, including physical and electronic versions), bringing in 34 million streams (# 1 stream stream) as well as 12.7 million plays on radio play platforms (# 19 and # 27 respectively for the 2 radio charts).
Besides, the other 2 songs from the “folklore” album “the 1” and “exile” also debuted in the top 10, respectively at # 4 and # 6. More “shocked” to know all 16 songs on the album “folklore” all debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, in which the song with the lowest position is the ending track album – “hoax” – also reached ranked 71st. Taylor Swift became the first artist in the history to have the first album and debut song at number one on the Billboard 200 and Billboard Hot 100 respectively in the same week. Specifically, the album “folklore” also led the Billboard 200 this week with 846 thousand units sold, promptly set up countless other big and small achievements. Taylor Swift’s “reckless” launching “cardigan” MV coincided with the entire “folklore” album that helped her write the history of the world music scene.
This is also the sixth song of Taylor Swift to reach # 1 Billboard Hot 100 (5 previous songs are: “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”, “Shake It Off”, “Blank Space”, “Bad Blood” , “Look What You Made Me Do”). At the same time, “cardigan” is also Taylor Swift’s second song debuting in the first week at # 1 Billboard Hot 100, along with “Shake It Off”.
She is also the seventh artist in the world to have a debut song the first week at this position, behind Ariana Grande (4 songs), Justin Bieber (3 songs), Mariah Carey (3 songs). , Drake (3 songs), Travis Scott (2 songs), Britney Spears (2 songs). In addition, Taylor Swift is also the first female artist in history to have two songs debuting in the top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100 (“cardigan” and “the 1”). In all artists, she is the third, after Lil Wayne and Juice WRLD.
Taylor Swift is also the sixth artist in the history to have more than 3 debut songs in the top 10 Billboard Hot 100. This achievement also contributes to extending Taylor Swift’s record for the position of female artist with many debut songs in the top. 10 Best Billboard 100 with a total of 18 songs. She also ranked second only compared to all artists, right behind Drake with 25 songs. Continuing, Taylor Swift has increased the number of her songs appearing on the Billboard Hot 100 from 97 earlier to 113, officially surpassing Nicki Minaj to become the female artist with the most songs on the Billboard Hot 100. She also ranked fourth if taking into account all the artists, the leading was still Drake with 224 songs.
With the “exile” debuting at # 6 Billboard Hot 100, Bon Iver is also “aromatic” not less having earned the position in the top 10 of this chart for the first time in his career. Prior to that, the highest song the group achieved was # 18, which was also a voice featuring with Kanye West in “Monster” from the album “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”.