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Taylor Swift's new album folklore debuts #1

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Taylor Swift's 8th studio album folklore has debuted at #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart claiming the highest Week 1 album sales of 2020.

 

folklore is Taylor Swift’s 6th #1 ARIA Album.

 

folklore stands out as the #1 album in the world with global sales over 2 million worldwide and over half a billion total streams on audio and video in just one week. It has reached #1 on iTunes in more than 85 countries.

    

The stunning lead single from the album, “cardigan,” debuted #1 on the Global Spotify chart, claiming the most daily Spotify streams in 2020. It also reached #1 on the iTunes chart and #1 Apple Music Top 100: Global.

 

"cardigan" also debuted at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart and is Taylor Swift’s 6th #1 ARIA single.

 

3 songs from folklore debuted in the ARIA Singles Chart Top 5, 5 in the Top 10 and the entire album debuted inside the ARIA Singles Chart Top 50.

  

With 5-star reviews across the globe folklore has received critical acclaim and has been called “her greatest album – so far”

 

In its first 24 hours, folklore sold over 1.3 million copies around the world. It also shattered “the global record for first-day album streams on Spotify by a female artist” with 80.6 million streams and delivered “the most-streamed pop album on Apple Music in 24 hours” with 35.47M streams. Additionally, folklore set the U.S. and Worldwide Amazon Music Indie/Alternative Streaming Record.