Taylor Swift returns to the Hot 100 this week with a new song, but one that sounds very, very familiar to fans. The superstar not only kicks off her latest release in the All Genres chart of the most consumed songs in the United States, she manages to launch the cup in one of the most important regions, and in doing so, she enters the world. story in one. very important way.
The singer-songwriter sees his new single “Wildest Dreams (Taylor’s Version)” open at No. 37 on this week’s Hot 100, making it into the top 40 in just a few spaces. The melody is another important victory for the woman who has already appeared in the level which usually determines when a title becomes a real hit.
With another top 40 success under his belt, Swift equals Elvis Presley for third in the region among all acts. The two powers are now at the same level with 81 top 40 smashes each. They come behind only Drake (143) and Lil Wayne (86) in terms of appearances in the area.
Swift has now landed 138 hits on the Hot 100 throughout his career, once again increasing his tally with this latest appearance. She had 10 more victories in 2021 alone, between songs appearing on the entirety she has already released, “Wildest Dreams (Taylor’s Version)” and a collaboration with the group Big Red Machine.
“Wildest Dreams (Taylor’s Version)” appears to be the first taste of Swift’s upcoming, but so far unannounced, 1989 (Taylor version), which could happen at any time. The superstar country / alternative / pop musician is re-recording and releasing her first six albums as she tries to change the narrative around them. Over the past few years, the masters rights to all of the songs on these tracks have been sold more than once, and Swift seeks to give fans the ability to listen to the versions she owns, as opposed to the originals. .
Swift scored another number 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart and many new Hot 100 wins earlier this year when it was released. Dauntless (Taylor version) and a number of singles associated with the project. In a little over a month, she will release the second re-recorded track, Red (Taylor version), and she could start distributing tunes from the project at any time. The Grammy winner surprised fans by dropping “Wildest Dreams (Taylor’s Version)” about a week ago as a treat.
The original “Wildest Dreams” served as the fifth single from her first pure pop album. 1989, and it peaked at No.5 on the Hot 100 six years ago.