Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” is officially the No. 1 song in the nation. After debuting on Aug. 24 to a massive internet frenzy, the first single off the singer’s upcoming sixth LP Reputation made a meteoric rise to top the Billboard Hot 100.

Furthermore, the Joseph Kahn-directed music video has toppled Spotify, YouTube, and Vevo records at an alarming rate. Following its first week of streaming, “LWYMMD” blasts onto the Streaming Songs chart at No. 1 with 84.4 million U.S. streams in the week ending Aug. 31, according to Nielsen Music. The total is not only the highest for any song this year, passing the 69.6 million with which “Despacito”, but the highest ever in a week for a song by a female artist, surpassing the debut week of Adele’s “Hello” (61.6 million, Nov. 14, 2015).

“LWYMMD” also launches with the top weekly download sales this year: 353,000 in the week ending Aug. 31, as it starts at No. 1 on the Digital Song Sales chart. With its 77-1 vault on the Hot 100, “LWYMMD” makes the fifth-greatest leap to No. 1 of all-time. Swift joins 13 other women with at least five Hot 100 No. 1s. Mariah Carey leads all women (and soloists) with 18 No. 1s, second among all artists only to the Beatles’ 20.

More than nine months into 2017, Swift is the first woman to top the Hot 100 this year. “LWYMMD” is also the first song by a woman unaccompanied by a male artist to rule the Hot 100 since Adele’s “Hello” led for 10 weeks (Nov. 14, 2015-Jan. 16, 2016).

Swift is not only topping chats with her lead off single for Reputation, but she dropped a 2nd song this past Saturday titled “Ready For It?” which is also topping the charts. Leading off the new album, the song focuses on a new relationship but also the reputation old romances have left Taylor with.

The song opens with the verse opening verse, “Knew he was a killer/ First time that I saw him/ Wondered how many girls/ he had loved and left haunted/ But if he’s a ghost then/ I can be a phantom/ Holding him for ransom/ Some, some boys are trying too hard/ He don’t try at all, though/ Younger than my exes/ But he act like such a man, so/ I see nothing better/ I keep him forever/ Like a vendetta…”

While in the second verse Swift flips the script and talks about her relationship reputation “Knew I was a robber/ First time that he saw me/ Stealing hearts and running off and never saying ‘sorry’/ But if I’m a thief then/ He can join the heist and/ We’ll move to an island/ and, and, he can be my jailer/ Burton to this Taylor/ Every love I’ve known in comparison is a failure/ I forget their names now/ I’m so very tame now/ never be the same now…”

While Swidt once again sings about a relationship, this time she’s not necessarily “putting the guy on blast” rather speaking on his her past doesn’t affect her present. She also gives a not so subtle nod to Elizabeth Taylor referencing the actresses own relationship.

“Ready For It?” can be purchased on iTunes where it is currently on the No. 1 spot.

Reputation is due out November 10. 

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