October 27, 2015


Happy Birthday, Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’! 10 Amazing Numbers

Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images for TAS
Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images for TAS

1989Taylor Swift’s blockbuster fifth studio album, was released exactly one year ago today (Oct. 27), and that T-Swift reign just won’t let up. The pop superstar is still touring behind the album, still collecting smash singles from her sound shakeup and still effectively ruling the music universe from a commercial standpoint.

Just how massive of a year has Taylor Swift’s 1989 enjoyed? Check out these 10 amazing statistics.

#13 No. 1 Singles

“Shake It Off,” “Blank Space” and “Bad Blood” have all topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart, with “Blank Space” maintaining the longest lead with seven weeks on top, respectively. Prior to 1989, Taylor had only earned one No. 1 single ("We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"); now, she's got four of them.

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