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Taylor Swift vaults from No. 19 to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Dec. 26), leading for a record-extending 42nd week, thanks to her new LP Evermore.
The set soars in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 329,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, earning Swift her eighth No. 1 and second this year, after Folklore in August.
All 15 songs from the standard edition of Evermore concurrently debut on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, led by “Willow” at No. 1. The song is Swift’s seventh leader and also her second this year, after “Cardigan.”