Taylor Swift is making big waves on the charts.
With the release of her new re-recorded album Fearless (Taylor’s Version), the singer has broken a record in the U.K. held by tThe Beatles for 54 years.
Swift’s latest release marked her third No. 1 album on the U.K. charts in under ayear and set the new record in the country for the fasted accumulation of three No. 1 albums ever, according to the Official Charts Company.
Taylor Swift breaks 54-year-old record held by The Beatles as she earns the fastest accumulation of three #1 albums in UK history. pic.twitter.com/7sOwHvChnz
— Pop Base (@PopBase) April 16, 2021
The record includes the albums Folklore, released on July 31, and Evermore, released on Dec. 18, for a total of 259 days to score her three No. 1s.
The Beatles had held the record of 364 days with the releases of Help!, Rubber Soul, and Revolver.
WELL WELL WELL you all really went out and left my greatest expectations in shambles this week.😆 Word on the street is you made Fearless (my version) the biggest country album 1st week of the last 6 years & the top release of 2021 so far. Honestly?? How?? Did I get this lucky??
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) April 16, 2021
Meanwhile, on the American charts, Swift celebrated Fearless (Taylor’s Version) having the biggest first week for a country album in six years, and the top country release of the year so far.