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Taylor Swift Beats Taylor Swift on Billboard Charts

Taylor Swift Beats Taylor Swift on Billboard Charts

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Taylor Swift has become the first woman in history to replace herself at the top of the pop charts.

The singer’s new song “Blank Space” has rocketed to the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100, toppling her “Shake It Off” track, which has spent four non-consecutive weeks at the top of the countdown.

“Blank Space” becomes Swift’s third number one.

“Shake It Off” falls to three on the new chart, behind another long-standing number one, Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass”, which holds firm at two.

Maroon 5’s “Animals” and Tove Lo’s “Habits (Stay High)” round out the new top five.

Meanwhile, Swift also spends another week atop the Billboard 200 album chart with 1989.

The album’s third weeks sales of 312,000 prevent the Foo Fighters from debuting at number one with their new album Sonic Highways.

Pink Floyd pick up their 10th top 10 album as The Endless River enters the countdown at three, while Garth Brooks’ Man Against Machine and rapper Big K.R.I.T.’s Cadillactica round out the new top five.

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Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.

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