What you need to know
- Taylor Swift's new album has set a new streaming record.
- "folklore" has already reached 35.47 million streams on Apple Music.
- This has set a new record for opening of a pop album.
Taylor Swift surpised everyone by dropping a new album only a year after her previous release of "Lover" in 2019, and it is already setting records.
Reported by Deadline, Swift's new album "folklore" has already surpassed 35.47 million streams on Apple Music, a new record for a pop album on the service.
According to the report, the album's opening performance will put it at No. 1 on the charts and compete only with Swift's previous album.
Swift wrote, recorded, and released the album after her previous touring plans were postponed due to the pandemic. The artist says that the album was a vessle that allowed her to "pour all of my whims, dreams, fears and musings" into.
You can stream "folklore" on Apple Music now.
Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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