'Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard

Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard

5) as

Midnights arrives with the biggest week for any album in nearly seven years

The last

album to tally a larger week was the debut frame of Adele’s 25, when it

21 after

being announced two months earlier by Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards (Aug

No music

from the album was released until the set dropped on Oct

21, when

she also issued the music video for Midnights’ first single, “Anti-Hero

” Midnights is

Swift’s 10th full-length studio album and initially bowed as a 13-track standard release

Three hours

after Midnights’ arrival, Swift released a deluxe version of the album (its “3am Edition”) with

1 albums

on the Billboard 200 since the chart began regularly publishing on a weekly basis in 1956

1s), Jay-Z

(14), Drake, Bruce Springsteen and Streisand (each with 11)

Also in

the top 10 of the new Billboard 200: albums from Arctic Monkeys, YoungBoy Never Broke Again and

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