Taylor Swift prolonged her record-setting 2022 efficiency with the debut of her tenth studio album Midnights on October twenty first, launched on Republic Data/Common Music Group. In simply eight weeks, Midnights has achieved over 6 million album-equivalent models worldwide, 3 million within the U.S. alone, and cements her in music historical past as the one artist ever to have 5 albums with over 1 million models throughout launch week. The blockbuster launch moved nearly 1.6 million throughout its debut week. Midnights is the primary album to promote over 1 million bodily albums since 2015.
Common Music Group Chairman & CEO Sir Lucian Grainge mentioned, “Taylor is a multidimensional inventive drive whose achievements place her among the many most achieved artists within the historical past of music, and we’re thrilled and honoured to associate along with her throughout so many elements of her profession.”
Republic Data Founder & Chief Government Officer Monte Lipman mentioned, “Taylor’s achievements over the previous yr have been completely spectacular! With greater than two dozen historic milestones set by Midnights, it’s practically unimaginable for any artist to promote greater than six million albums in lower than eight weeks throughout any period of our enterprise. These accomplishments additional exemplify Taylor’s prowess because the consummate artist and storyteller defining a era.”
The eleven-time GRAMMY winner broke streaming, bodily, and vinyl album gross sales milestones worldwide because the critically acclaimed Midnights turned the fastest-selling album of her profession and Swift turned the primary artist in historical past to seize your complete High 10 on the U.S. Billboard Scorching 100 Chart. Taylor Swift has 36.6 billion mixed streams of her music and 22.4 million album-equivalent models up to now in 2022.
Universally acclaimed as one in all her era’s most influential artists, Swift was additionally acknowledged for her work this yr as a performer, songwriter and director. Over the course of the yr, she earned a number of awards, together with six American Music Awards (Artist of the 12 months, Nation Feminine Artist, Pop/Rock Feminine Artist, Music Video, Nation Album & Pop Album), extending her lead as probably the most awarded artist in AMA historical past; three Individuals’s Selection Awards (Album Of The 12 months, Finest Music Video & Feminine Artist of The 12 months); The NSAI Nashville Songwriter Award for Songwriter of the Decade; three MTV Video Music Awards (Video of The 12 months, Finest Director, Finest Longform Video for All Too Nicely: The Quick Movie), 4 MTV EMA’s (Finest Artist, Finest Pop, Finest Video, & Finest Longform Video for All Too Nicely: The Quick Movie); 4 Billboard Music Awards (High Billboard 200 Artist, High Nation Artist, High Feminine Nation Album and High Nation Album); amongst others.
Swift has additionally been nominated for a string of forthcoming awards, together with 4 Grammy Awards (Tune of The 12 months – “All Too Nicely (10 Minute Model) (The Quick Movie)”; Finest Nation Tune; Finest Music Video and Finest Tune Written for Visible Media for “Carolina” from the movement image soundtrack to The place The Crawdads Sing. “Carolina” was additionally lately nominated for a Golden Globe, Critics Selection, and Hollywood Critics Affiliation Award. Carolina was additionally named to the Oscar shortlist for Finest Unique Tune in 2023.
Taylor Swift: Accolades & Historical past Made in 2022
-Midnights debuted with a profession excessive 1+ billion first week international streams
-Grew to become solely artist to have 5 albums debut with over 1 million models bought of their first week in U.S. Nielsen historical past
-Main artist in U.S. for on-demand and streaming equal albums
-Midnights achieved 3 Million+ album consumption in its first week
-Midnights earned over 1 million US pure album gross sales in a single week, the primary album to attain this since her personal ‘fame’ (2017)
-Within the U.S. Midnights was the very best promoting bodily launch of 2022, promoting +1.3 million copies. Moreover Swift bought one other 1.1 million bodily data within the U.S. throughout her catalog in 2022.
-Midnights launched at #1 with a career-high 1.578 Million models bought first week
-First Artist in Historical past to Seize the Complete High 10 on Billboard’s Scorching 100 Chart, and your complete high ten on the Digital gross sales chart. She additionally claimed the identical feat in Canada.
-Set new file for vinyl gross sales week with 575K copies bought within the U.S., Additionally the most important promoting vinyl in U.Okay., Canada and Australia within the fashionable vinyl period
-First artist in historical past to seize complete high 5 on Billboard World 200
-First artist to concurrently debut #1 on the Billboard 200 and Scorching 100 on 4 events
-Broke file for many consecutive #1 studio album debuts on billboard 200 (11)
-Captured greatest streaming week for album by a feminine artist (549 million)
-Midnights broke file for greatest album debut in Spotify historical past with 185m+ streams
-Greatest first week international streams for an album on Spotify (785m)
-Captured high 5 greatest music debuts in international Spotify chart historical past
-Greatest first day and first week international streams for an album on Amazon
-Greatest first day international streams for a pop album on Apple Music
-Greatest first day international streams for an album in Dolby Atmos on Apple Music
-Midnights Debuted at #1 in 19 international locations together with U.S., Australia, U.Okay., France, Germany & Italy
-In Australia, Swift turned first artist in historical past with a #1 Single, #1 Album & #1 Airplay debut, and topped each gross sales charts for 5 consecutive weeks.
-In Canada, tracks from Midnights occupied complete on Canadian Scorching 100 chart
-In Brazil, Midnights had the most important first-day streams for an album on Spotify
-Within the Philippines, Midnights captured the highest 6 greatest debuts in Spotify historical past
-In China, the album was the fastest-selling album by a Western artist.
-Greater than 22.6 million Album Equal Models in 2022*
-36.6 billion whole mixed streams throughout all platforms*
-Broke the file for many High 10 Hits by a Feminine Artist (40)
(*To 12/15 – Supply: UMG Information)
In 2023, Swift will embark on her extremely anticipated Taylor Swift |The Eras Tour, enjoying 52 stadium exhibits within the U.S.