Taylor Swift is back on top of Billboard 200 Number -One Album of 2021 with her surprise-released album “Evermore“. The singer-songwriter not only broke her own previous records .but also creates a history of remaining in the No.1 position for 53 weeks.
Taylor Swift’s “Evermore” Backs on top Billboard 200 :
Swift’s “Evermore” is the 9th studio album of the singer, which was released in December 2020. Her Evermore got released within five months of her 8th studio album “Folklore”, continuing the aesthetic form of the latter. To be mentioned, Folklore by Taylor swift “best selling album of 2020″topped the billboard for 2 consecutive months ie. august 2020 and September 2020. And Evermore charted no. 1 in Billboard 200 number-one albums of 2020, soon after the release in December.
In 2021, Swift’s Evermore continued holding its position for no. 1 on Billboard’s top 200 charts throughout January. Before Dangerous: The Double Album by Morgan Wallen could take the position. In April with the release of Fearless (Taylor’s version), Swift again Topped the Billboard Top 100 chart. But now, again her rather older release “Evermore” is back at No. 1 position on Billboard Top 2021 chart list. Making Swift create the history of holding the position of NO.1 in Billboard for a whole one year after her new release after release.
Swift is basking not only success after success but also breaking her own records after records. 2020 released “Folklore” bagged best selling album last year . But now, her own record is broken with Evermore as it got the position of being the top 4th time non-consecutively. Evermore sold 202,000 units, with 192,000 of those which are actual purchases in different formats. Out of which, Evermore sold 102,000 vinyl copies this week. Taylor’s own album “Fearless” which also remained at the top at Billboard Top 200, this year sold 179000 units. Thus, making Taylor Swift breaking her own record in 2021. Listen to the album here: http://taylor.lnk.to/evermorealbumdlx
Taylor Swift: Responded on “Evermore” Topping Again
This week, we already witnessed Taylor Swift breaking her own records with her slightly old album. Evermore, also leaped from being at 74th position to straight-away being at the top. This huge increase in sales came after smart marketing strategies of signed CDs and discounted prices. Further, the other big reason for the surge was due to release of “Evermore” on Vinyl.
On June 7, 2021, then 31 years old singer and songwriter took Instagram to respond to her achievement. As a reply to Billboard’s official tweet of declaring “Taylor Swift’s Evermore to be back at top on Billboard Top 200″, she tweeted. She left an awe-struck message for her fans. She emotionally responded that this is hitting her hard. Further, thanked all her fans for showing love for her”Evermore”. With four red hearts and lots of love, she ended her tweet. Check out Taylor Swift’s heartfelt thankful response :
This one hit me hard. I’m so in my feelings (more so than usual!) over what you all did here for evermore. Blown away by how much you care, and how long we’ve been caring about each other. ♥️♥️♥️♥️ Love you, so very much. https://t.co/E920qQg9vc
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) June 6, 2021
Top 10 on Billboard 200 Number-one album :
The other albums of the week which are among the top 10 on Billboard 200’s are Sour ( Olivia Rodrigo), The Off-Season (J.Cole), Dangerous: The Double Album(Morgan Wallen), A Gangsta’s Pain(Moneybagg Yo.), Future Nostalgia ( Dua Lipa), Goodbye& Good Riddance (Juice WRLD), Exodus (DMX), After Hours(The Weekend) and What You See Is What You Get ( Luke combs)
The other albums which remained at No.1 position this year,i.e. 2021 on Billboard 200’s were Dangerous: The Double Album (Morgan Wallen), Justice by Justin Beiber, Fearless (Taylor Swift), Soulfly (Rod Wave), A Gangsta’s Pain(Moneybagg Yo.) and Sour ( Olivia Rodrigo).