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Taylor Swift Breaks New Record With 'Folklore'

Taylor Swift Breaks New Record With 'Folklore'

Taylor Swift‘s surprise album Folklore smashed it on the Billboard charts!

The 30-year-old’s new album AND her single “Cardigan” have both debuted at the top spot on the Hot 100 song chart and the Billboard 200 albums chart.

The major feat from Taylor has landed her as the FIRST EVER artist to debut at number one on both charts within the same week.

Other songs from Folklore landing in the top 10 on the Hot 100 are “The 1,” at number four, and “Exile,” featuring Bon Iver, at number six.

Taylor is also the first artist to have two songs debut in the top four of the chart simultaneously. So cool!!

She’s also the broken the record for most Hot 100 entries for a female artist with 113, surpassing Nicki Minaj who has 110, and she’s the first solo woman to have a number one since January.

Taylor saw the news and had the best reaction. Check it out below!

Taylor Swift Releases Surprise Version of 'Cardigan' & Here's Why You Need To Get It Right Now

Taylor Swift Releases Surprise Version of 'Cardigan' & Here's Why You Need To Get It Right Now

Taylor Swift has surprised fans with a new version of her single, “Cardigan”.

The 30-year-old musician dropped the track, a version she’s calling “Cabin in the Candlelight”, tonight on social media, and revealed that it will only be available for download for 24 hours!

“Cardigan (Cabin in the Candlelight)” version is available now as a digital download, and on CD, Vinyl and 12″ vinyl until midnight on July 30, which only gives you 24 hours to download.

If you missed it, some fans were hypothesizing that “Cardigan” could be about one of her exes.

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Taylor also released a music video for the track that features behind-the-scenes footage from the album photo shoot.

Last week, Taylor surprised fans with from her surprise album, folklore, which dropped just last week.

You can see the music video for the original version of the track here!

Be sure to grab the new version of the song RIGHT NOW!

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Did Taylor Swift Write 'Cardigan' About Harry Styles?

Did Taylor Swift Write 'Cardigan' About Harry Styles?

Many fans seem to think that Taylor Swift may have written her new song “Cardigan” about ex Harry Styles!

The 30-year-old musician released the new song and music video just a few days ago and her devoted fans have been trying to comb through every last frame.

Taylor has said that she’s drawn inspiration from many different things for the new album.

“I found myself not only writing my own stories, but also writing about or from the perspective of people I’ve never met, people I’ve known, or those I wish I hadn’t,” she said.

While Harry is known to wear a cardigan often, as seen here in the main photo, they’re also pointing out a lot of similarities between his “Falling” music video and hers.

The likenesses that fans are pointing out revolve around the piano – Taylor clinging to the piano while in the water, some of the closeups of her hands playing the piano, and more.

“Y’all noticed the similarities in MV of Harry Styles’ Falling and Taylor’s Cardigan?” one fan commented on Twitter.

Click inside to see more fan theories… More Here! »

Taylor Swift Sold 1.3 Million Copies of 'Folklore' in ONE DAY!

Taylor Swift Sold 1.3 Million Copies of 'Folklore' in ONE DAY!

Taylor Swift surprised her fans by releasing her new album Folklore and fans were clearly excited as a massive amount of copies were sold in the first 24 hours of release.

Republic Records has announced that more than 1.3 million copies of the album were sold around the globe on the first day of release.

Folklore has also set the Spotify global record for first day album streams by a female artist with 80.6 million streams.

The album is also the most streamed pop album on Apple Music in 24 hours with 35.47 million streams. Amazon Music says that the album has set a record for indie/alternative streaming.

Folklore is also Taylor‘s highest rated critically acclaimed album on Metacritic, currently with a User Score of 9.6.

Make sure to read what Taylor had to say about the connection between three of the songs on the album. Fans think they already have it all figured out!

Taylor Swift Is Already Breaking Records with 'Folklore'

Taylor Swift Is Already Breaking Records with 'Folklore'

It seems everyone with a Spotify account was listening to Taylor Swift‘s new album Folklore on release day!

The 30-year-old singer just broke the record for the biggest one-day debut of an album for a female artist with 80.6 million streams of Folklore in just 24 hours.

The only album to receive more streams on the first day is Drake‘s album Scorpion, which had a massive 132 million streams.

In comparison, Taylor‘s seventh studio album received 55 million streams on its first day of release.

Make sure to read what Taylor had to say about the connection between three of the songs on the album. Fans think they already have it all figured out!

It also has been confirmed that Taylor revealed the name of one of her celebrity friends’ newborn child on the album.

Fans Think Taylor Swift Sent Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner a Baby Gift Because of This Lyric

Fans Think Taylor Swift Sent Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner a Baby Gift Because of This Lyric

Taylor Swift‘s new album Folklore is the talk of the town today (July 24)!

One particular moment that has fans really abuzz is a line in the song “Invisible String.”

Taylor sings, “Cold was the steel of my axe to grind / For the boys who broke my heart / Now I send their babies presents.”

Fans think that this means she may have sent her ex Joe Jonas and his wife Sophie Turner a present for their baby.

“you guys…… since taylor is sending everyone cardigans.. what if she sent matching cardigans to joe, sophie, and the baby. i need a moment,” one Twitter user said.

“she really wrote a lyric about sending joe jonas’s baby a gift. 2020 is wild,” another wrote.

Joe and Sophie are getting closer to welcoming their baby into the world, and it looks like it will be any time now. The couple have been seen out at the park with his family, and with her family over the last couple of weeks.

In case you missed it, see what Taylor said about how she got inspired to write her new album.

Click inside to see more fan reactions to the “Invisible String” lyric… More Here! »

Taylor Swift Shares Just How 'Folklore' Came About

Taylor Swift Shares Just How 'Folklore' Came About

Taylor Swift opens up about the inspiration behind her new album Folklore!

The 30-year-old musician wrote, recorded and released her eighth studio album all while in quarantine.

“In isolation my imagination has run wild and this album is the result, a collection of songs and stories that flowed like a stream of consciousness. Picking up a pen was my way of escaping into fantasy, history, and memory. I’ve told these stories to the best of my ability with all the love, wonder, and whimsy they deserve. Now it’s up to you to pass them down,” she captioned a post that details how she was inspired. See below!

“It started with imagery. Visuals that popped into my mind and piqued my curiosity,” Taylor wrote. “Stars drawn around scars. A cardigan that still bears the scent of loss twenty years later. Battleships sinking into the ocean, down, down, down. The tree swing in the woods of my childhood. Hushed tones of ‘let’s run away’ and never doing it. The sun drenched month of August, sipped away like a bottle of wine.”

“Pretty soon these in my head grew faces or names and became characters,” she continued. “I found myself not only writing my own stories, but also writing about or from the perspective of people I’ve never met, people I’ve known, or those I wish I hadn’t.”

Be sure to check out the “Cardigan” music video, and stream the full album!