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Taylor Swift Leads Artist 100 Chart For Record-Extending 43rd Week

Taylor Swift records her record-extending 43rd week at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Jan. 2), continuing her reign as the top musical act in the U.S.

Taylor Swift records her record-extending 43rd week at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Jan. 2), continuing her reign as the top musical act in the U.S.

She holds at No. 1 on the strength of her LPs Evermore and Folklore. The former spends its second week atop the Billboard 200 with 169,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, while the latter ranks at No. 8 (53,000 units), after eight weeks at No. 1.

Swift also logs four songs on the Billboard Hot 100, all from Evermore. “Willow” drops to No. 38, a week after debuting at No. 1, followed by “Champagne Problems” at No. 77, “’Tis The Damn Season” at No. 91 and “No Body, No Crime,” featuring Haim, at No. 97.

Swift has tallied the most weeks at No. 1 on the Artist 100 dating to the chart’s 2014 launch. Drake ranks second with 31 weeks on top, followed by The Weeknd (20) and BTS and Ariana Grande (15 each).

The Artist 100 measures artist activity across key metrics of music consumption, blending album and track sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interaction to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.