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13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Debuts at No. 1, Set for Second Week on Top

Plus, chart action for Elton John, Eminem, Beyonce & more.

Happy Taylor Week! Taylor Swift dominates Billboard‘s charts this week, with her latest album, Reputation, debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with the largest sales week of 2017. The launch also helps the pop star return to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 for a record-extending 34th week.

Plus, Post Malone’s “Rockstar,” featuring 21 Savage, holds at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth total week on top.

Here are 13 other things to know about Billboard‘s charts this week:

1. Looking ahead to next week’s Billboard 200, Swift’s Reputation looks locked in for a second week at No. 1, while Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s collaborative LP is slated for a No. 2 debut. Click here to read the Billboard 200 forecast.

2. Reputation on the radio: Swift’s “End Game,” featuring Ed Sheeran and Future, debuts on the Pop Songs airplay chart, while “New Year’s Day” opens on the Country Airplay chart. Click here to read about Swift’s latest hits.

3. Atop the Pop Songs airplay chart, Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” succeeds Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still” at No. 1, marking the first time that two rock songs have hit No. 1 back-to-back in five years. Click here to read the full story.

4. On this week’s Hot 100, Eminem’s “Walk on Water,” featuring Beyonce, debuts at No. 14, earning both artists, coincidentally, their 57th entry on the ranking. Plus, Charlie Puth earns his sixth top 40 hit with “How Long.” Click here to read this week’s Hot 100 Chart Moves.

5. On the latest Billboard 200, Elton John earns his 40th top 40 album, as Diamonds opens at No. 23. John ties Neil Young for the seventh-most top 40 entries. Click here to read this week’s Billboard 200 Chart Moves.

6. On the Pop Shop Podcast, Tove Lo chats with hosts Keith Caulfield and Jason Lipshutz about the “emotional rollercoaster” that led to her latest album, Blue LipsClick here to listen.

7. Following his death on Nov. 15, Lil Peep re-enters the Social 50 at No. 9, his highest-ever position on the chart. Click here to read the story.

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8. Marshmello’s “Silence,” featuring Khalid, surges to No. 1 on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart, earning the DJ his second No. 1 on the ranking and Khalid his first. Click here to read the full post.

9. Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still” ties the record for the most weeks at No. 1 on the Alternative Songs chart, as the song spends its 19th week on top. It ties Muse’s “Madness,” which ruled for 19 weeks in 2012-13. Click here to read the story.

10. LANCO earns its first No. 1 on the Country Airplay chart, as “Greatest Love Story” rises to the summit. Click here to read about the achievement.

11. Greta Van Fleet flies to No. 3 on the latest Emerging Artists chart, as the act’s new double EP From the Fires debuts at No. 1 on Hard Rock Albums. Plus, LANCO spends its second week at No. 1 on Emerging Artists. Click here to read about this weeks’ top emerging acts.

12. ‘Tis the season: Sia, Kelly Clarkson, Josh Groban and Jane Lynch all debut on the Adult Contemporary airplay chart with the first charted holiday hits of the season, reflecting many AC radio stations’ switch to holiday music. Click here to read the story.

13. In honor of the late David Cassidy, Billboard looks back at his top 10 biggest hits on the Hot 100, as a solo act and with the Partridge Family, from “I Think I Love You” to “Cherish” and more. Click here for the tribute.

13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Already 2017’s Top-Selling Album

Sam Smith dominates at No.1 on the Billboard 200 for the first time, as his sophomore album, "The Thrill of It All," opens at the summit. The debut helps the singer-songwriter return to No. 1 on the…

Sam Smith dominates at No.1 on the Billboard 200 for the first time, as his sophomore album, The Thrill of It All, opens at the summit. The debut helps the singer-songwriter return to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 for a fourth total week on top.

Plus, Post Malone's "Rockstar," featuring 21 Savage, rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth consecutive week.

Here are 13 other things to know about Billboard's charts this week:

1. It hasn't even debuted on any chart yet, but Taylor Swift's Reputation is already the top-selling album of 2017, as the set sold 1.05 million copies in its first four days, according to Nielsen Music. Click here to read the story.

2. On the latest Chart Beat Podcast, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson discuss what the next singles should be from Swift's ReputationClick here to listen (and agree … or not).

3. More Taylor Talk: On the Pop Shop Podcast, Keith Caulfield and Jason Lipshutz discuss the Reputation rollout, as well as Eminem's new song featuring Beyonce, "Walk on Water." Click here to listen.

4. Even more Taylor: The closing track on Reputation, "New Year's Day," has been serviced to country radio. Can the ballad return her to country airwaves? Click here to find out what country programmers are saying.

5. 2017 has been a monumental year for rap music. So far this year, 16 rappers have scored their first top 10 hit on the Hot 100. Click here to see the full list.

6. Harry Styles reaches a new No. 2 peak on the Social 50 chart, thanks to the music video release for his new single, "Kiwi." Click here to read the story.

7. On the latest Adult Pop Songs chart, P!nk surpasses Katy Perry for the most No. 1s in the chart's history among women, as "What About Us" scores P!nk her ninth leader. Click here to read all about the achievement.

8. Billboard's Nashville-based senior chart manager Jim Asker chatted with emerging country star Carly Pearce to discuss her first No. 1 on the Country Airplay chart, "Every Little Thing," and how she hopes that her music can inspire people. Click here for the full conversation.

9. "Rains" reigns: Luke Combs earns his first No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart, as "When It Rains It Pours" rises 2-1. It's only the fourth No. 1 on the chart this year. Click here for all the details.

10. Blake Shelton scores his second No. 1 on the Top Facebook Live Videos chart, as a backstage clip that he made at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon rules the ranking. Click here to read the story.

11. LANCO hits No. 1 on the Emerging Artists chart, thanks to the country group's breakthrough single, "Greatest Love Story." Plus, Joji debuts at No. 10. Click here for more about this week's top emerging acts.

12. Zach Williams' "Old Church Choir" hits No. 1 on the Hot Christian Songs chart, thanks, in part, to a viral video of a 6-year-old dancing to the song in a Tennessee choir. Click here to read about the song (and its new young fan).

13. Led Zeppelin's classic "Immigrant Song" gains by nearly 1,000 percent in sales, and re-enters the Hot Rock Songs chart at a new No. 4 peak, fueled by its synch in Thor: RagnarokClick here to read the story.