Taylor Swift‘s Reputation album has now secured another week atop the Billboard Hot 200 Album charts, becoming the first project to do so since Kendrick Lamar‘sDAMN. release this year, and the fourth album to do so overall, joining the company of Drake‘s More Life and The Weeknd’s Starboy. Swift also become the first woman to notch at least three weeks at the top spot since Adele’s 25 release of 2015. Not bad.
For the first two weeks, the 27-year old’s sixth studio album was not available via streaming series. However, Friday (Dec. 1st) marked the project’s distribution to major applications, and should contribute a great deal to a spike in streaming and could likely see Taylor Swift finding her home at the top of the Billboard Hot 200 yet again in the coming week.
Despite its limited availability, Reputation managed to move the equivalent of over 1.5 million copies in the first two weeks, already becoming the best-selling album of the year,
The project’s lead single, “Look What You Made Me Do,” finds itself nominated for two Grammy Awards, while the project failed to make the deadline cut and received no nods for the 2018 ceremonies.Upon its arrival, “Look What You Made Me Do” breathed new life into the singer’s ongoing saga with Kanye West as it was perceived by most as yet another jab at ‘Ye. As for the man himself, Kanye has been hard at work at whipping up projects with his G.O.O.D. Music roster while steadily crafting his own solo effort.