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    Amazing Facts About Taylor Swift As She Becomes The First Female Artist To Surpass 3 Billion Spotify Streams

    The world has seen the power of the songs of Taylor Swift. It has healed many, touched and became a source of inspiration to millions of people. Taylor has given us chartbusters like Willow, and All Too Well which debuted at No.1 on Billboard’s Country Streaming Songs. We Are Never Getting Back Together stayed at No.1 for 10 weeks in 2012. Her charming personality and chartbusters like these made her a household name. Recently, Taylor achieved something no female singer has achieved before.

    Taylor Swift Achieve The Huge Milestone

    The country singer-turned-pop icon broke the internet when her album Red (Taylor’s Version) was released in 2021. The Swifties turned out in huge numbers and had a streaming record of 122.9 million streams. Due to this, Taylor became the first female artist to create history with the most-single day streaming. However, in April 2022, Taylor Swift became the first female artist to have 3 billion streams on Spotify 2022.

    Taylor Breaks The Record At SNL By Having The “Longest Performance” 

    SNL performance of Taylor Swift
    SNL performance of Taylor Swift

    It is a norm for the artist to break records whether they are on Billboard or on live television. In one such instance, Taylor Swift became the first artist to have the longest performance as a musical guest. The performance exceeded 10 minutes. The song she performed was “All Too Well- Extended Version” from Red (Taylor Swift’s Version)

    Usually, on SNL, musical guests deliver two performances. First, before the Weekend Update, and second later in the show. Taylor covered the time when one could perform three songs. She performed for 10 minutes with the visuals of her short films behind her, which starred Dylan O’Brien and Sadie Sink. 

    Taylor Became The First Female Artist To Receive BRITs Global Icon Award

    Taylor Swift accepting her BRITs Global Icon Award
    Taylor Swift accepting her BRITs Global Icon Award

    Another feather on the artist’s hat is the BRITs Global Icon Award. It is one of the highest encomiums that one could receive. Before Taylor, Elton John(2016), David Bowie, and Robbie Williams(2017) were the recipients of this honor. What makes this achievement special? Well, Swift became the first female artist to receive this award. This does not stop here. She is the first non-English, and the youngest recipient of this award. 

    She Has Ten No.1 Studio Albums On The Billboard 200 Chart

    Cover picture of Red(Taylor's Version)
    Cover picture of Red(Taylor’s Version)

    Billboard 200 is the chart for the most popular albums in the week in the States. It is gauged by a multi-metric system i.e., Track Equivalent Albums (TEA), Streaming Equivalent Albums (SEA), cumulative album sales. In 2021, the artist released Red(Taylor’s Version). It had 369,000 sales of the album, 227,000 million units of SEA, and 9,000 TEA units sold. Out of 14 albums, ten of her albums have debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200. The artist became the second woman to be a leader in double-digits following Barbara Streisand.

    Taylor Wrote All Her Songs On “Speak Now” Album

    Taylor Swift's Speak Now
    Taylor Swift’s Speak Now

     Making music is a collaborative process that needs many people to tirelessly take efforts to make the music stand out. Our generous queen has been credited with several songwriter credits. In 2009, she wrote the song “Crazier” for Miley Cyrus’ Hannah Montana film. Other songs include, This Is What You Came For by Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna

    More recently, Olivia Rodrigo credited Taylor Swift as a co-writer along with Jack Antonoff and Saint Vincent on Deja Vu. However, the 11 times Grammy-winner has written all of her songs on her third album “Speak Now.” Taylor revealed, in an interaction with her fans, that she wrote all her songs on the record.

    The artist said, “It didn’t really happen on purpose. It just sort of happened that way. I’d get my best ideas at 3 a.m. in Arkansas and didn’t have a co-writer around and I’d just finish it. And that would happen again in New York; that would happen again in Boston; that would happen again in Nashville.”

    Taylor Swift Won Grammys For Album Of The Year Thrice

    Taylor Swift at Grammy Awards 2021
    Taylor Swift at Grammy Awards 2021

    Another record that the singer and songwriter broke is becoming the first-ever female artist to win Grammys three times for the category- of “Album Of The Year.” In 2021, Taylor won a Grammy for Album of the Year for Folklore. She became the fourth artist and first female artist to win the category thrice. Before her, Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra, and Paul Simon held the record. She won the Grammy in this category for her sophomore album Fearless in 2010, and in 2015, she yet again claimed the accolade for her fifth album 1989.

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    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise is a Sub-Editor at FirstCuriosity. He has more than 2 years of experience in Entertainment content writing with the organization. Besides being a journalist and humanist, he loves cinema and intersectionality, basically everything that screams love, hope, and of course, Lady Gaga. Nishant loves and breathes popular culture, music, especially hip-hop and pop, and the royal family drama. Along with that, he takes great interest in the happenings in the technology world and politics. He is an LGBTQIA+ ally. Approach him with an apple juice to discuss Modern Family, Pose, and Schitt’s Creek.

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