Taylor Swift Beat the *Actual* Beatles With Her New Billboard Chart Rankings

I am shaken to the very core.

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If you've ever found yourself saying, "no artist is more successful than Taylor Swift," I'm here to tell you there may be more truth to that statement than you might have thought.

As Swifties will well know, our fave workaholic released her album Midnights on Oct. 21, and her entry into the Billboard Hot 100 is nothing short of historical.

For the week of Nov. 5, songs from Midnights occupy 10 out of 10 top spots on the chart, making Swift the first artist to do that ever. Also, also, also, the other 10 songs from the album also made the ranking. This is... insane?

Drake came the closest to Swift's success, with nine out of 10 tracks in the top 10 in 2021, per Billboard. With this milestone, Swift also beats the literal Beatles for most tracks in the chart at any one time. Nabbing the top spot, "Anti-Hero" is the singer's ninth number one on the Hot 100. You can't see me, but I am currently giving her a standing ovation. It's getting weird looks.

Learning the news, Swift understandably lost her cool and tweeted, "10 out of 10 of the Hot 100??? On my 10th album??? I AM IN SHAMBLES."

Fans predictably rallied behind the artist. One wrote, "YES TAYLOR I’ve been waiting for this news to come out for the last week! HISTORY IN THE MAKING." Another said, "i will literally be buying TS100 when it’s released I’D DO ANYTHING FOR YOU QUEEN." Someone else said, "THAT’S A REAL F***ING LEGACY!!!"

Absolutely incredible.

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Iris Goldsztajn is a London-based journalist, editor and author. She is the morning editor at Marie Claire, and her work has appeared in the likes of British Vogue, InStyle, Cosmopolitan, Refinery29 and SELF. Iris writes about everything from celebrity news and relationship advice to the pitfalls of diet culture and the joys of exercise. She has many opinions on Harry Styles, and can typically be found eating her body weight in cheap chocolate.