Wednesday 20 September 2017

Taylor Swift sets records for Spotify streams and YouTube views

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
Spotify said it logged more than eight million same-day streams for Taylor Swift's new single Look What You Made Me Do

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Taylor Swift has set a new global first day streaming record.

Music delivery site Spotify said it logged more than eight million same-day streams for her new single Look What You Made Me Do.

The 27-year-old singer dropped the much-anticipated song to streaming platforms and iTunes late on Thursday .

She wrote and produced it with frequent collaborator Jack Antonoff, who performs in the bands Bleachers and fun.

It is the first single from her sixth album, reputation, to be released on November 10.

The video for the song will premiere on Sunday on the MTV Video Music Awards.

YouTube said the song's lyric video broke a record for that site, with more than 19 million same-day views.

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