/ 30 April 2024

Swiftly surpassing Beatlemania

Photo: ANGELA  WEISS/AFP via Getty Images
Photo: ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images

Taylor Swift is no stranger to breaking records, and her latest album is no exception… The Tortured Poets Department (TTPD) has smashed chart records in the US and the UK, where it’s also helped Swift tie with Madonna as the female artist/s with the most number ones in UK charts history. She’s also beaten a record held by The Beatles in how quickly she’s racked up 12 UK number-one albums. And the numbers show Oz is also a nation of Swifties/tortured poets… Here, she’s taken out the entire top 10 on the singles chart. Swift is pretty stoked with all of that – she took to social media to say her “mind is blown” and that she’s “completely floored by the love you’ve shown this album”. Fair to say she’s starting the next leg of her Eras Tour on a high…

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