News 19 November 2021

Taylor Swift snares eighth #1 single with All Too Well (Taylor's Version)

Plus, Swift storms Top 50!

Taylor Swift snares eighth #1 single with All Too Well (Taylor's Version)

On top of scoring her ninth #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart, Taylor Swift has swept into the top spot of this week’s ARIA Singles Chart with ‘All Too Well (Taylor's Version)’. The singer-songwriter released two versions as part of the re-recording package of Red (Taylor’s Version), the original and a 10-minute version. The original track didn’t chart in the Top 50 in Australia when it was released in 2012. It becomes Swift’s eighth #1 single in Australia after ‘Love Story’ (#1 Mar. ’09), ‘Shake It Off’ (#1 Sept. ’14), ‘Blank Space’ (#1 Nov. ’14), ‘Bad Blood’ (#1 Jun. ’15), ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ (#1 Sept. ’17), ‘Cardigan’ (# Aug. ’20) and ‘Willow’ (#1 Dec. ’20).

On the back of the release of Red (Taylor’s Version), Swift has twelve tracks in this week’s Top 50; ‘All Too Well (Taylor's Version), the album’s title track (#12), ‘Run (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault)’ (#19), ‘I Knew You Were Trouble (Taylor's Version)’ (#21), ‘State Of Grace (Taylor's Version)’ (#25), ‘22 (Taylor's Version)’ (#27), ‘Nothing New (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault)’ (#31), ‘Message In A Bottle (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault)’ (#33), ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together (Taylor's Version)’ (#34), ‘Treacherous (Taylor's Version)’ (#38), ‘I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault)’ (#43) and ‘I Almost Do (Taylor's Version)’ (#45).

This is the fourth time Swift has held #1 on the Albums and Singles charts in the same week. She’s also done it with 1989 and ‘Blank Space’ (1/12/2014), folklore and ‘Cardigan’ (3/08/2020), and evermore and 'Willow' (21/12/2020).

American duo Silk Sonic climb 28 spots to hit #8 with ‘Smokin Out The Window’. It becomes their second Top Ten single after ‘Leave The Door Open’ (#10 Mar. ‘21). The single’s move comes in the same week the pair’s debut album, An Evening with Silk Sonic debuts at #4.

The late American rapper Juice WRLD debuts at #29 with ‘Already Dead’. The single comes ahead of the release of his second posthumous album, Fighting Demons, set to drop in December. Juice WRLD last appeared on the chart with ‘Smile’ (#8 Aug. ’20).

American DJ/producer Acraze hits this week’s chart at #39 with his reworking of Cherish’s 2006 ‘Do It To It’. The original version of the track didn’t make the Top 50 in Australia, only peaking at #67 in November 2006.

Ahead of the deluxe reissue of Hall Of Fame (#3 Jun. ’21) in December, American rapper Polo G debuts at #48 with ‘Bad Man (Smooth Criminal)’. Polo G has had three other tracks hit the Top 50 in 2021: ‘Martin & Gina’ (#42 May ’21), ‘Rapstar’ (#4 Apr. ’21) and ‘No Return’ (#33 Jun. ’21).