/ 30 October 2023

Swift rises to the top…

Image source: Getty
Image source: Getty

If you’ve been playing Shake It Off on repeat all weekend, you’re not alone… Pop superstar Taylor Swift released her latest re-recorded album, 1989 (Taylor’s Version), on Friday, and reports say more than 250,000 copies were sold on its first day in the US alone. She’s also broken her own record on Spotify for the most single-day artist streams. And there’s no official numbers on this, but it means her 2014 hits – including bangers like Blank Space and Bad Blood – probably got a lot of airtime in the past 3 days, along with the 5 additional ‘vault’ tracks on the album. And 33yo Swift had another reason to celebrate this weekend, with reports saying she’s officially broken through to billionaire status off the back of her record-smashing Eras Tour. What a year she’s having…

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