Taylor Swift Extends Record With 19th No. 1 On Digital Song Sales Chart

Taylor Swift has extended her record on Billboard‘s Digital Song Sales Chart, claiming the No. 1 spot for the 19th time as her “Only the Young” launched atop the list dated February 15.

According to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, the song, released on January 31, logged sales of 30,000 in the week ending Thursday, February 6.

Incidentally, Swift’s new Netflix documentary, Miss Americana premiered on February 6.

Rihanna, who has 14 No. 1s, follows Swift on the list of most No. 1s on the Digital Song Sales chart. Justin Bieber, Drake and Katy Perry, each with 11 chart toppers, come next in the list.

With 5.7 million U.S. streams in its first week, “Only the Young” opened at No. 50 on the Billboard Hot 100, which blends streaming, airplay and sales data.

Overall, the track is Swift’s 97th career Hot 100 entry.

List of artists with the most Hot 100 entries since the Chart’s inception in August 1958:

207, Drake
207, Glee Cast
167, Lil Wayne
109, Elvis Presley
107, Nicki Minaj
107, Kanye West
100, Jay-Z
99, Chris Brown
97, Taylor Swift
91, James Brown
91, Future
88, Eminem
75, Justin Bieber
75, Ray Charles
73, Aretha Franklin

(Photo: Valheria Rocha)

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