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Taylor Swift breaks record with her latest album

The singer recorded a surprise album over lockdown

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Taylor Swift has broken a record with her latest album Folklore.

The singer recorded her eighth studio album during the coronavirus lockdown, releasing the album back in July.

Folklore has become the first album in four years to top the Billboard 200 for six weeks in a row – with the previous record being held by Drake in 2016 with his album Views in number one for 13 non-consecutive weeks.

Taylor also now ties with the late Whitney Houston for the most cumulative weeks at number one by a woman in history.

Taylor’s cumulative weeks at number one across all her albums rose to 46 following the release of her eighth album – putting her in joint first place with Whitney.

The all-time leader with the most weeks at is The Beatles, with 132 weeks at number one across their 19 albums.

Folklore has also scored the title of best selling record of the year, after selling 846,000 copies within the first seven days of its’ release.

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At the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, Taylor became the first solo woman to win Best Direction for the music video for her song The Man.

The 30-year-old is also the first female artist to have seven albums debut in the No. 1 spot.

On the latest episode of Goss Chats, Goss.ie Founder Ali Ryan chats to The 2 Johnnies ahead of their highly anticipated RTÉ series ‘The 2 Johnnies Do America’.

From wanting to duet with Paul Mescal, to how they stay so grounded – the lads open up about their careers to date.

#GossChats is sponsored by top Irish aesthetic clinic Haus of JeJuve.

 

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On this week’s episode of #GossChats @itsalirose chats to @the2johnnies ahead of their highly anticipated debut RTE series ‘The 2 Johnnies Do America’. From wanting to duet wth @paul.mescal to how they stay so grounded, the lads open up about their careers to date. #GossChats is sponsored by @haus_of_jejuve

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