Taylor Swift is now the female artist with the most weeks at No.1 in history of Billboardthe ranking of the best country albums. Swift’s albums have now reached 99 weeks at No. 1 on the charts, beating previous record holder Shania Twain, whose albums spent 97 weeks at the top of the best country album charts.
Twain took to social media to congratulate Swift on her achievement, writing, âLet’s go girls !!!! Proud of you @ taylorswift13. Historical records are meant to be created and then broken. The relay is intended to be passed on to new generations. Unstoppable young female country artists are [fire emoji] In despite the obstacles #Trail Blazers. “
Let’s go girls !!!! Proud of you @ taylorswift13. Historical records are meant to be created and then broken. The relay is intended to be passed on to new generations. Unstoppable young female country artists are ð¥ despite the odds #Trail Blazers https://t.co/SZORYzSay6
– Shania Twain (@ShaniaTwain) January 6, 2022
While Swift is now the female artist with the most weeks at No.1, Garth Brooks holds the all-time record of 169 weeks, followed by Alabama at 125 and Willie Nelson at 106.
In 2006, Swift released her self-titled debut album, which included the singles “Tim McGraw”, “Picture to Burn”, “Our Song” and more and spent 24 weeks at No. 1. With her second album, 2008 Intrepid, Swift had her first two top five hits on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Love Story” (# 4) and “You Belong With Me” (# 2). The album spent 35 weeks at the top of the country album count. She also landed a week at No.1 with her 2008 Beautiful eyes EP. Its success on BillboardThe list of best country albums continued into the 2010s Speak Now (13 weeks at n Â° 1) and 2012 Red (who spent 16 weeks atop the leaderboard). With 2014 1989, Swift released their first official pop album and followed with 2017’s Reputation, 2019 Lover and 2020 Folklore and Always. In 2021, Swift returned to the top of the country album charts twice, with her albums re-recorded Without fear (Taylor version) spend three weeks at the top and Red (Taylor version) with seven more weeks (so far).
Twain got his first participation on BillboardTop Country Albums Chart with their self-titled 1993 album followed by their 1995 hit album The woman in me, which spent 29 weeks at No. 1 on the Best Country Albums chart and included hits such as “Any Man of Mine”, “Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?” and the title song. 1997 come here, led by hits “You’re Still the One”, “From This Moment On” and “That Don’t Impress Me Much”, spent 50 weeks at # 1 on the Best Country Albums chart and became 20x certified multi-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. His 2002 album At the top! spent six weeks directing Billboard‘s Top Country Albums chart, while its 2004 The biggest hits the album spent 11 weeks at the top of the charts. His most recent achievement, Now, spent a week at No.1 in October 2017.