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Taylor Swift Sets Spotify Record for Most Streamed Album in 1 Day, Headed to 1 Million Sales Week

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Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” is a hit, to say the least.

The album itself, plus seven more tracks only available on streaming, set records on Friday. It’s Spotify’s most-streamed album in one day.

Indeed, “Midnights” is currently holding down most of the top 20 on Spotify’s daily singles chart. It’s also got most of the spots on iTunes’ top 20.

Is it any good? Most reviews are mixed. But “Midnights” arrived at a moment when there hadn’t been much in the way of big releases. Also, the album is marketed within an inch of its life. No stone has gone unturned. Swift and her team are superstars in this realm.

Hitsdailydouble.com is predicted first week sales of 1 million copies including streaming, CDs, vinyl, and downloads.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedmanhttps://www.showbiz411.com
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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