Swift Surpasses Shania For Longest-Charting Female Country Album
October 5, 2009 at 2:17 PM (PT)
According to BIG MACHINE RECORDS, TAYLOR SWIFT has surpassed MERCURY/NASHVILLE artist SHANIA TWAIN's record for having the longest-charting album on the NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN album sales chart. TAYLOR's self-titled debut album has been on the Top 200 chart for 152 weeks as of OCTOBER 3rd, breaking SHANIA's record of 151 weeks on OCTOBER 7, 2000.
If TAYLOR's album remains ranked among the Top 100 albums in the coming weeks, she will surpass Rock group NICKELBACK's album "All The Right Reasons" as the longest-charting album of the decade (156 weeks).