“Taylor Swift Dominates Music Industry with Top Album Sales, Digital Singles and More in 2021”

On the 9th of October 2023, Taylor Swift has secured the number one position across various metrics including album sales (both physical and digital), digital single sales, on-demand streams, and airplay. This remarkable achievement is a testament to her immense popularity and unwavering fan base.

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If you’re a fan of Midnight’s, chances are you’re listening to it while reading this. So let’s get right into it without too much interruption. Here’s a rundown of Taylor Swift’s career album sales and top songs measured by on-demand official streams, radio airplay, and digital song sales in the United States up to October 13th, 2022, according to Luminiate.

Taylor Swift has sold a significant number of albums in the United States over the course of her career. Her most successful album is Fearless, which has sold 7.3 million copies. This is followed by 1989, which has sold 6.3 million copies, and Taylor Swift, which has sold 5.8 million copies. Speak Now has sold 4.8 million copies, while Red has sold 4.5 million copies. Reputation has sold 2.4 million copies, while Folklore has sold 1.7 million copies. Lover has sold 1.5 million copies, and The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection (EP) has sold 1.1 million copies. Evermore has sold 913,000 copies, while Red (Taylor’s Version) has sold 774,000 copies. Fearless (Taylor’s Version) has sold 596,000 copies, while Speak Now: World Tour Live CD + DVD has sold 376,000 copies. Beautiful Eyes (EP) has sold 369,000 copies.

Streaming services in the US have recorded 1.5 billion streams for “Shake It Off,” 1 billion streams for “Blank Space,” and 992 million streams for “Look What You Made Me Do.” Other Taylor Swift songs with high streaming numbers include “I Knew You Were Trouble” with 720 million streams, “You Need to Calm Down” with 711 million streams, “You Belong With Me” with 708 million streams, “Bad Blood” featuring Kendrick Lamar with 656 million streams, “Delicate” with 655 million streams, “Love Story” with 638 million streams, and “Lover” with 603 million streams.

According to audience impressions, Taylor Swift’s most-played songs on U.S. radio are as follows: “You Belong With Me” with 6.9 billion plays, “Love Story” with 6.2 billion plays, “Blank Space” with 6 billion plays, “Shake It Off” with 5.7 billion plays, “I Knew You Were Trouble” with 5.4 billion plays, “Style” with 5.1 billion plays, “Wildest Dreams” with 4.9 billion plays, “Delicate” with 4.3 billion plays, “Bad Blood” with 3.7 billion plays, and “Teardrops on My Guitar” with 2.9 billion plays.

Taylor Swift has sold millions of digital songs in the United States, with her top-selling song being “Love Story” at 6.2 million sales. Following closely behind are “Shake It Off” with 5.5 million sales and “I Knew You Were Trouble” with 5.46 million sales. Other popular tracks include “You Belong With Me” at 4.9 million sales, “Blank Space” at 4.6 million sales, and “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” at 4.1 million sales. “Our Song” has sold 3.5 million copies digitally, while “Bad Blood” and “Teardrops on My Guitar” have both sold over 3 million copies. “Mean” rounds out the list with 2.6 million digital sales.

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