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Taylor Swift Extends File Atop Artist 100 as ‘Evermore’ Breaks Vinyl Gross sales File

“Evermore” returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and sold a weekly handiest 102,000 on vinyl.

Taylor Swift logs her 48th week at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated June 12), extending her anecdote for potentially the most time spent because the tip musical act within the U.S., due to unprecedented gross sales for the newly launched vinyl version of her December 2020 album Evermore.

Evermore rebounds from No. 74 to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 202,000 identical album items, in accordance with MRC Recordsdata. Of that sum, 192,000 had been in album gross sales, marking the wonderful gross sales week of 2021 for an album, surpassing the opening physique of Swift’s private Mettlesome (Taylor’s Version), which started with 179,000 in April.

In the period in-between, Evermore sold 102,000 on vinyl within the week ending June 3, following its Could goal 28 vinyl free up, shattering the mark for the wonderful vinyl gross sales week for an album within the U.S. since MRC Recordsdata started monitoring gross sales in 1991. It better than doubles the prior anecdote-holder, Jack White’s Lazaretto, which opened with 40,000 in vinyl gross sales in June 2014.

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