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Harry Styles Earns First No. 1 on Hot 100, Dethrones Ex Taylor Swift!

Harry Styles is number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time ever with his latest single “Watermelon Sugar.”

The 26-year-old singer happened to dethrone his ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift, who was number one on last week’s chart with her song “Cardigan.” That song dropped to number eight in its second week on the chart.

Harry is the second member of One Direction to go number one on the Hot 100, following Zayn, who achieved the feat with “Pillowtalk” back in 2016.

Harry‘s previous peak on the chart as a solo artist was with “Sign of the Times,” which reached number four in April 2017. As a member of 1D, he went to number two with “Best Song Ever.”

Taylor and Harry dated back in 2012 and he recently praised her songwriting skills in a new interview.

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Taylor Swift's 'Folklore' Remains at No. 1 For Second Week on Billboard 200 Chart!

Taylor Swift continues to dominate!

The 30-year-old entertainer’s new album folklore remains at No. 1 atop of the Billboard 200 chart for the second week in a row.

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folklore earned 135,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending August 6. Taylor‘s new album kicked off its first week with 846,000 equivalent album units – the biggest week for any album in 2020.

Earlier this week, Taylor confirmed this theory about the names she dropped in her new song “Betty.”

A fan recently put together a theory that all of the songs on folklore are all connected. You can get the full analysis here.

You can listen to folklore here!

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Joe Alwyn Shares Breathtaking Photo From His Getaway With Taylor Swift

Joe Alwyn and Taylor Swift are on the most beautiful getaway right now in Utah.

The 29-year-old Harriet star shared a photo on his Instagram from their trip and the scene is gorgeous.

“⛰”, he captioned the stunning shot, with Taylor liking it.

Months before, Joe confirmed that he was quarantining with Taylor amid the pandemic, when he snapped a few photos of her youngest cat, Benjamin Button.

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Fans of Taylor are also convinced that Joe is a co-writer on some of the songs off her new album, folklore.

William Bowery seems to be Joe‘s pseudonym as no one could find any information on that name. Learn more about the fan theory here!

Taylor Swift Confirms the 'Betty' Name Theory!

Taylor Swift finally confirmed that she named the three characters in “Betty” after her “friends’ kids.”

Well, many savvy fans figured out when the album was released that “Betty” must be the name of Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds‘ third child after the song also included the names of their first two kids Inez and James.

“I’ve always loved that in music you can kind of slip into different identities, and you can sing from other people’s perspectives. So that’s what I did on this one,” Taylor told a radio station during an interview, explaining that the song is from the perspective of a 17-year-old boy who lost the love of his life.

Then, Taylor said, “I named all the characters in this story after my friends’ kids.”

Find out why Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively made headlines this week for something they did in 2012.

Selena Gomez Reveals She's Always Dreamed Of Doing A Song With BFF Taylor Swift

Selena Gomez made a surprise appearance during Twitch’s Animal Talking stream tonight, where she not only confirmed she was working on a new album, but also spoke about working on music with Taylor Swift.

The 28-year-old singer and actress has been friends with 30-year-old Taylor for a very long time and the two have shown their support for each others’ careers in many ways.

“I’ve always dreamt of doing a song with Taylor,” Selena shared. “We both wanted to do that.”

She went on about the possibility of teaming up with Taylor, “It just feels like we’re family…she’s been my best friend. But we’ve talked about it for sure.”

Just recently, Selena opened up about what she thinks of Taylor‘s surprise album, folklore.

Taylor Swift Breaks Billboard Record By Debuting at No. 1 with Both 'Folklore' & 'Cardigan'

Taylor Swift is making music history with her new album Folklore!

The 30-year-old singer debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 albums chart with Folklore and now it has been announced that the lead single “Cardigan” has debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100.

Taylor is the first artist to ever debut at number one on both of these charts!

“Cardigan” is Taylor‘s second song to debut at number one following 2014′s “Shake It Off.” Only seven other artists have had multiple songs debut at number one. The song is also Taylor‘s sixth song to reach the top of the Hot 100.

Two other songs from Folklore have debuted in the Top 10 of the Hot 100. “The 1″ debuted at number four while “Exile” featuring Bon Iver debuted at number six. She’s the first artist to debut three songs in the top six spots of the Hot 100 in a single week.

Taylor now has more Hot 100 entries than any other female artist with 113 total entries. The only artists to have more are Drake with 224, the Glee cast with 207, and Lil Wayne with 169.

“Cardigan” sold 71,000 copies in its first week and was streamed 34 million times. It debuted at number one on both the Top Digital Song Sales and Top Streaming Songs charts!

Last week, Taylor responded to a superfan who found out about the surprise album way later than everyone else.

See Taylor‘s reaction to the news below!

Taylor Swift Scores Biggest Week of 2020 With 'Folklore' on Billboard 200!

Taylor Swift is on top of the charts in a big way!

The “cardigan” singer-songwriter debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with her latest studio album folklore, the chart company revealed Sunday (August 2).

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Folklore kicked off its first week with 846,000 equivalent album units, marking the largest week for any album since Taylor‘s own Lover in 2019, which opened with 867,000 units.

The three biggest weeks for any album in the past four years all belong to Taylor: Reputation in July of 2016 (1.24 million), Lover (867,000) and Folklore (846,000).

It’s Taylor‘s seventh No. 1 album, and marks a new record for No. 1 debuts among female artists.

Taylor recently responded to one superfan who didn’t get a chance to hear the album until now. Here’s what she said!

Congratulations, Taylor!

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