Taylor Swift makes history with six million albums sold in eight weeks

Taylor Swift has broken a new record by selling six million equivalent album units in eight weeks.

Midnights,” the pop star’s tenth studio album, was released in October and quickly reached number one in the UK and US.

Now, Swift has broken a new record after moving six million album-equivalent units worldwide in two months, three million of them in the United States alone.

It also makes her the only artist in history to sell more than a million units with five albums during the week of release, while ‘Midnights’ brought in nearly 1.6 million in its opening week, the first record to sell more than a million physical albums ago. 2015.

Lucian Grainge, Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group, commented on this achievement: “Taylor is a multi-dimensional creative force whose achievements rank among the most decorated artists in music history, and we are delighted and honored to join partner with her on so many aspects. for his career.”

Founder and CEO of Republic Records Monte Lipman said: “Taylor’s achievements over the past year are truly amazing! With over two dozen historic milestones set by the Midnights, it’s almost unbelievable that one artist would sell more than six million albums in less than eight weeks during the year. any season in our business. These accomplishments demonstrate Taylor’s ability as a skilled artist and generation-defining storyteller.”

NME praised in a four-star review, which Swift described as “the stories of 13 sleepless nights over my life”, as “a sparkling return to pure pop” in which the pop titan delivers “brighter, future-oriented sounds.”

In November, the singer announced “The Eras Tour”, 52 concerts in stadiums across the United States featuring a series of special guests such as Paramore, beabadoobee, Phoebe Bridgers, red girl, MUNA, Haim, Gayle, Gracie Abrams and John.

However, the tour was met with controversy after thousands of fans in the first round of sales reported long wait times, website downtime and hyper-inflated prices on the resale site.

The ticket company later admitted that Swift fans had faced “historically unprecedented demand” before the general sale was cancelled.

In a statement of her own, Swift refused to “make excuses” for Ticketmaster, saying that she and her staff “tried with them, many times, if they could handle this kind of lawsuit” and “proved to them that they could.”

Earlier this month, Ticketmaster announced that it would be selling more tickets for the “Eras” tour through its Verified Fan program.

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