1989 (Taylor’s Version) bested her Spotify record for 2022’s Midnights
Taylor Swift is breaking records again… even her own. On Saturday, Spotify shared that 1989 (Taylor’s Version), which dropped on Friday, has become the service’s most single-day streamed album of the year so far, and she is the most streamed artist in a single day as well with the LP’s arrival.
The pop star not only broke those two records, but she also bested herself, breaking her record as the most streamed artist in its first 24 hours of release with her 10th studio album, Midnights, in October 2022. At that time, she beat Bad Bunny’s previously held record after Un Verano Sin Ti garnered 183 million streams when it was released in May 2022. She also topped Spotify charts with “Slut!” debuting at Number One in the United States, and “Style (Taylor’s Version)” debuting at Number One globally.
1989 (Taylor’s Version) features freshly recorded new versions of the original album’s 13 songs, alongside three bonus tracks (“Wonderland,” “New Romantics,” “Your Are In Love”) and five previously unreleased “Vault” songs (“Slut!,” “Say Don’t Go,” “Now That We Don’t Talk,” “Suburban Legends,” “Is It Over Now?,”).
This is the second re-recorded album to be released by Swift this year, following the arrival of Speak Now (TV) in July. She released new versions of Fearless and Red in 2021. In between, she dropped Midnights, an album of all new material. Swift has yet to reveal when her final two re-recordings of albums she made while on Big Machine Records — her 2006 eponymous album and 2017’s Reputation — will arrive.