Taylor Swift’s Re-Recorded Masterpiece: ‘Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)’ Sets New Sales Milestones”
Taylor Swift dropped her revamped version of the iconic album ‘Speak Now,’ aptly titled ‘Speak Now (Taylor’s Version),’ just a few days ago, and boy, oh boy, it’s already breaking records left and right! This album has had the most explosive sales week of any album in 2023 so far.
According to the folks at Billboard, ‘Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)’ has stormed the charts, selling a staggering 575,000 equivalent album units in the good ol’ U.S. of A. Out of that incredible number, a whopping 400,000 copies were full-blown album sales, and 225,000 were those vintage-cool vinyl records. And all of this happened in just four days, from July 7 to July 10.
Now, let me tell you, ‘Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)’ ain’t no one-hit wonder. It’s the follow-up to Taylor Swift’s re-recorded gems like ‘Red’ and ‘Fearless,’ which she dropped on us in 2021. That woman knows how to keep the hits coming, doesn’t she?
But wait, there’s more! If the stars align and ‘Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)’ secures that sweet No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart for the week ending on July 13, our queen of pop will have a whopping 12 No. 1 albums to her name. Can you believe that? She’ll be soaring above Barbra Streisand, who’s got a respectable 11 chart-toppers. And not just that, Taylor will also be rubbing shoulders with the likes of Drake, tying him for the third-most No. 1 albums among all artists. Only The Beatles, with their mind-blowing 19 chart-toppers, and Jay-Z, with his impressive 14, will be ahead of our girl. Talk about making history!
Now, don’t go snoozin’ on this news, folks! The big reveal of the July 22-dated Billboard 200 chart, featuring the top 10 albums, is set to go down on Sunday, July 16. So mark your calendars and get ready for some record-breaking magic!
Taylor Swift‘s got that golden touch, my friends. Her re-recorded masterpiece is sweeping the nation and rewriting the history books. It’s a wild ride of emotions, catchy tunes, and incredible talent. If you haven’t given it a spin yet, you’re missing out on a musical experience like no other. So, grab your headphones, turn up the volume, and let Taylor’s magic whisk you away on a journey you won’t soon forget!