Taylor Swift reigns supreme, surpasses Elvis for Most Billboard No. 1s

Taylor Swift has dethroned the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley, for the most weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. With the recent success of the pop superstar’s 1989 (Taylor’s Version) album, her total reign atop the chart now sits at 68 weeks, surpassing Elvis’ 67 weeks achieved across his 10 chart-topping albums.

Swift’s journey began in 2008 with Fearless, which spent 11 weeks at No. 1. Subsequent chart-topping albums like Speak Now, Red and 1989 contributed to her dominance. Notably, her re-recorded albums, including Fearless (Taylor’s Version) and Red (Taylor’s Version), added another 10 weeks to her tally.

While conquering Elvis is a monumental achievement, The Beatles still hold the ultimate crown with 132 weeks at No. 1. But that hasn’t stopped Swift from breaking other records this year. In November, she tied with Drake for the most Billboard Music Awards ever at the BBMAs, taking home 10 trophies.

Her Eras Tour has also been a roaring success, grossing millions with blockbuster film screenings and sell-out shows in the US, Mexico, and Argentina. With her relentless drive and ever-evolving sound, Taylor Swift is a force to be reckoned with, continuously rewriting music history and proving she’s here to stay.

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