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Taylor Swift's 'Delicate' Hits No. 1 on Adult Contemporary Chart

Swift scores her seventh AC leader & first since "Style" in 2015.

"Delicate," the fourth radio single from Taylor Swift's 2017 album reputation, becomes the set's first No. 1 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary airplay chart, where the song ascends 4-1 (on the list dated Sept. 15).

The song is Swift's seventh total AC No. 1 and first since "Style," from her prior LP, 1989, in July 2015.

Swift's seven AC leaders are the most among all acts since she first reigned with "Love Story" on June 6, 2009; Adele ranks second with five No. 1s in that span, followed by P!nk, with four.

The Adult Contemporary chart measures total weekly plays among its reporting panel of 87 AC stations.

"Delicate" likewise became reputation's first No. 1 on the Adult Pop Songs airplay survey for four weeks in July. The track crowned the Pop Songs airplay chart dated July 28, marking the set's second No. 1; lead single "Look What You Made Me Do" topped the Oct. 28, 2017-dated ranking.