Fans Choose Taylor Swift’s ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’ as This Week’s Favorite New Music


1989 (Taylor’s Version) coincidentally brought in 89% of the vote.

Taylor Swift performs onstage during “Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour” at SoFi Stadium on August 09, 2023 in Inglewood, California.

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Taylor Swift‘s 1989 (Taylor’s Version) tops this week’s new music poll.

Music fans voted in a poll published Friday (Oct. 28) on Billboard, choosing the pop icon’s re-recorded album as their favorite new music release of the past week.

1989 (Taylor’s Version) coincidentally brought in 89% of the vote, beating out new music from Brent Faiyaz, David Guetta and more.


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Swift, who’s reclaiming her music catalog, released the highly anticipated 2023 re-recording of her hit 1989 album, which originally arrived in 2014. Besides fresh versions of the original track list, 1989 (Taylor’s Version) features five new-to-fans “From the Vault” tracks: “Slut!,” “Say Don’t Go,” “Now That We Don’t Talk,” “Suburban Legends” and “Is It Over Now?” See if you agree with Billboard‘s ranking of those new “From the Vault” songs here.

1989 (Taylor’s Version) sold over 250,000 copies in the U.S. on its first day of release, according to initial reports to data tracking firm Luminate. After just one day, the album had the third-largest sales week of 2023. Album sales will increase in the coming days; the current tracking week ends on Thursday, Nov. 2. 

Trailing behind 1989 (Taylor’s Version) on the poll is Brent Faiyaz’s new album Larger Than Life, with 5% of the vote.

See the final results of this week’s new music poll below.

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