Taylor Swift's '1989 (Taylor's Version)' Leads Billboard 200 for 5 Weeks

With the new milestone, the 'Anti-Hero' hitmaker has officially surpassed Elvis Presley (67 weeks) for the most weeks at No. 1 by a soloist with 68 weeks in total.

AceShowbiz - Taylor Swift's "1989 (Taylor's Version)" reigned the Billboard 200 albums chart for five non-consecutive weeks. The album tops the tally after earning 98,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending December 28, according to Luminate.

With the new milestone, Taylor officially surpassed Elvis Presley (67 weeks) for the most weeks at No. 1 by a soloist with 68 weeks in total. The Beatles, meanwhile, is still the musician with the most weeks with 132 weeks on top, across 19 No. 1 albums in 1964-2001.

Of the "1989 (Taylor’s Version)" number, album sales comprise 61,000 units. SEA units comprise 36,000, equaling 48.5 million on-demand official streams of the set's songs, with TEA units comprising 1,000 units.

At No. 2 in the latest chart is Michael Buble's "Christmas" that rises from No. 4 to No. 2 with 78,000 equivalent album units earned. It marks the highest rank for the album in two years. Following behind is Nicki Minaj's former leader "Pink Friday 2" that falls from No. 2 to No. 3 after earning 66,000 equivalent units.

Nat King Cole's "The Christmas Song", on the other hand, climbs from No. 8 to No. 4 with 64,000 units earned, marking the set's new peak. Morgan Wallen's chart-topping "One Thing at a Time" is a non-mover at No. 5 with 60,000 equivalent album units, while Drake's former No. 1 "For All the Dogs" stays steady at No. 6 after earning 57,000 equivalent units.

The classic multi-artist holiday album "A Christmas Gift for You From Phil Spector" hits a new peak after soaring high from No. 14 to No. 7 with 56,000 equivalent album units earned. Another Christmas album, Mariah Carey's "Merry Christmas", moves up from No. 10 to No. 8 with 56,000 equivalent album units, while Taylor's "Midnights" dipped from No. 3 to No. 9 with 53,000 equivalent album units. Pentatonix's "The Greatest Christmas Hits" rounded out the Top 10 after vaulting from No. 60 to No. 10, a new peak, with 51,000 equivalent album units earned.

Top Ten of Billboard 200:

  1. "1989 (Taylor's Version)" - Taylor Swift (98,000 units)
  2. "Christmas" - Michael Buble (78,000 units)
  3. "Pink Friday 2" - Nicki Minaj (66,000 units)
  4. "The Christmas Song" - Nat King Cole (64,000 units)
  5. "One Thing at a Time" - Morgan Wallen (60,000)
  6. "For All the Dogs" - Drake (57,000 units)
  7. "A Christmas Gift for You From Phil Spector" - Various Artists (56,000 units)
  8. "Merry Christmas" - Mariah Carey (56,000 units)
  9. "Midnights" - Taylor Swift (53,000 units)
  10. "The Greatest Christmas Hits" - Pentatonix (51,000 units)

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