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Taylor Swift's 'Willow' Hits No. 1 on Adult Pop Airplay Chart

Taylor Swift
Beth Garrabrant

Taylor Swift

The 'Evermore' single is her eighth leader on the list.

As Taylor Swift's newest album, Fearless (Taylor's Version), blasts in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, her previous release, Evermore, generates its own latest chart achievement.

The latter's "Willow" ascends to No. 1 on Billboard's Adult Pop Airplay chart, becoming the first radio chart leader from Evermore.

The lead pop single from Evermore became Swift's seventh No. 1 on the multi-metric, all-genre Billboard Hot 100 upon its debut on the Dec. 26, 2020-dated tally.

On the latest Adult Pop Airplay chart (dated April 24), "Willow" becomes Swift's eighth No. 1. She ties Katy Perry for the third-most leaders in the survey's 25-year history, after Maroon 5's 14 and P!nk's 10.

Here's a recap of Swift's Adult Pop Airplay No. 1s:

"I Knew You Were Trouble.," one week at No. 1, March 16, 2013
"Shake It Off," eight weeks, beginning Oct. 11, 2014
"Blank Space," six weeks, beginning Jan. 3, 2015
"Style," two weeks, beginning April 11, 2015
"Bad Blood" three weeks, beginning July 25, 2015
"Wildest Dreams," four weeks, beginning Oct. 31, 2015
"Delicate," four weeks, beginning July 7, 2018
"Willow," one week to-date, April 24, 2021

Evermore arrived as Swift's eighth No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and has earned 1 million equivalent album units to-date (391,000 in album sales), according to MRC Data.

"Willow" concurrently holds at its No. 6 high on the Adult Contemporary chart after reaching No. 17 on Pop Airplay. Two other Evermore singles have scaled airplay charts: "Coney Island," featuring The National, hit No. 18 on Adult Alternative Airplay and "No Body, No Crime," featuring Haim, rose to No. 54 on Country Airplay.

While not being promoted as a proper radio single from Fearless (Taylor's Version), "Love Story (Taylor's Version)" has hit No. 29 on Adult Contemporary, No. 39 on Adult Pop Airplay and No. 57 on Country Airplay. It launched as Swift's eighth No. 1 on the multi-metric Hot Country Songs chart.

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