Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” Blasts Atop Billboard Hot 100

Taylor Swift's Bad Blood Blasts Atop Billboard Hot 100

It’s only natural for Taylor Swift’s record breaking music video for “Bad Blood” to blast the song to number one.

It’s where she’s most comfortable! Taylor Swift enjoys another “1989” victory today as her fourth “1989” single for “Bad Blood” featuring Kendrick Lamar hits number one on the Billboard Hot 100, finally knocking Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s “See You Again” to second place after six weeks on top. This marks Tay Tay’s fourth Hot 100 number one (others include “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” “Shake It Off” and “Blank Space”).

Taylor can thank her star-studded music video for the song to help her achieve such a feat.It broke Vevo’s most viewed in 24-hours with 20.1 million views, knocking off Nicki Minaj’s” Anaconda from the top spot.

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We’ll let the experts at Billboard explain:

“Blood,” released on Big Machine Records and promoted to radio by Republic Records, surges from No. 53 to No. 1 on the Hot 100 following a week of tracking after Swift premiered its celebrity-studded clip to open the BBMAs. The song rockets 26-1 on Digital Songs with 385,000 downloads sold (up 721 percent) in the week ending May 24, according to Nielsen Music. It also vaults onto the Streaming Songs chart at No. 3 with 18.1 million U.S. streams, with 99 percent of its streaming activity from Vevo on YouTube clicks of its official video. On Radio Songs, “Blood” bounds 46-15 with a 109 percent increase to 57 million all-format audience impressions.