Swift becomes first to hold all spots on Billboard top 10

Even in her wildest dreams, Taylor Swift probably never imagined this.

What You Need To Know

  • Taylor Swift has become the first artist in history to claim the top 10 slots of the Billboard Hot 100 chart with tracks from her new record “Midnights”
  • Billboard reported Monday that Swift surpassed Drake, who had held the previous record with nine of the top 10 songs for a week in September 2021
  • The No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 belongs to “Anti-Hero,” whose lyrics “It’s me/hi/I’m the problem/It’s me” have quickly become a TikTok trend
  • Swift followed up her historic day by announcing on Tuesday morning a 27-date U.S. stadium tour, called the Eras Tour

The pop superstar has become the first artist in history to claim the top 10 slots of the Billboard Hot 100 chart with tracks from her new record “Midnights.”

Billboard reported Monday that Swift surpassed Drake, who had held the previous record with nine of the top 10 songs for a week in September 2021.

“10 out of 10 of the Hot 100??? On my 10th album??? I AM IN SHAMBLES,” the pop star tweeted Monday.

Swift followed up her historic day by announcing on Tuesday morning a 27-date U.S. stadium tour. 

“Midnights” was released Oct. 21 as both a 13-track standard release and a deluxe version with another seven bonus tracks. It has had one of the biggest album launches in nearly seven years. Billboard also reported that Swift now ties with Barbra Streisand for the female artist with the most No. 1 albums.

The No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 belongs to “Anti-Hero,” whose lyrics “It’s me/hi/I’m the problem/It’s me” have quickly become a TikTok trend. 

The entire top 10:

  1. “Anti-Hero”

  2. “Lavender Haze”

  3. “Maroon”

  4. “Snow on the Beach”

  5. “Midnight Rain”

  6. “Bejeweled”

  7. “Question…?”

  8. “You’re on Your Own, Kid”

  9. “Karma”

  10. “Vigilante S—-”

The numbers are for the week Oct. 21-Oct. 27.

Swift’s Eras Tour will kick off March 18 in Glendale, Arizona, and wrap up with two nights in Los Angeles on Aug. 4-5 at SoFi Stadium. Tour openers will include Paramore, beabadoobee, Phoebe Bridgers, girl in red, MUNA, HAIM, Gayle, Gracie Abrams and OWENN.

“I can’t WAIT to see your gorgeous faces out there. It’s been a long time coming,” Swift said on Instagram, describing the tour as “a journey through the musical eras of my career (past and present!).”

Fans who receive a special code after registering will have exclusive access to buy tickets on Nov. 15. The rest of the public can get tickets starting Nov. 18.

The tour also will hit Las Vegas; Arlington, Texas; Tampa, Florida; Houston; Atlanta; Nashville; Philadelphia; Foxborough, Massachusetts; East Rutherford, New Jersey; Chicago; Detroit; Pittsburgh; Minneapolis; Cincinnati; Kansas City, Missouri; Denver; Seattle; and Santa Clara, California.

International dates will follow.