Taylor Swift Scores Third U.K. No. 1 With ‘Is It Over Now? (Taylor’s Version)’


TayTay lands another U.K. chart double.

Taylor Swift durante un show de su gira The Eras Tour en el Levi’s Stadium, el 28 de julio de 2023 en Santa Clara, Calif.

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Taylor Swift is having her way on the U.K. charts, as “Is It Over Now? (Taylor’s Version)” bows at No. 1 on the national singles survey, and its parent LP arrives at the summit of the albums chart.


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“Is It Over Now? (Taylor’s Version)” starts atop the Official U.K. Singles Chart, published Friday, Nov. 3, with a market-leading 4.9 million streams, the Official Charts Company reports.

Swift now boasts three career chart leaders in the U.K., a list that includes a “Look What You Made Me Do” (in 2017) and “Anti-Hero” (2022).

“Is It Over Now? (Taylor’s Version) is one of three new TayTay tracks from the “Vault” which crash the top 10, as “Now That We Don’t Talk (Taylor’s Version)” starts at No. 2 and “Slut!” (Taylor’s Version) bows at No. 5.

The top five is completed by Casso, Raye, D-Block Europe’s “Prada” (down 2-3 via Ministry of Sound) and Kenya Grace’s “Strangers” (down 1-4 via FFRR).

Halloween is done and dusted for 2023, but the spooky celebration makes its impact felt on the U.K. singles survey. Danny Elfman’s “This is Halloween” (No. 14 via Walt Disney) from The Nightmare Before Christmas, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” (No. 20 via Epic), Ray Parker Jr.’s “Ghostbusters” (No. 21 via Arista) and Bobby “Boris” Pickett’s “Monster Mash” (No. 29 via TheMonsterMash.com) all power into the top 40 on the latest tally.

Meanwhile, there’s new chart peaks for Drake, Sexyy Red and SZA’s “Rich Baby Daddy” (up 17-15 via OVO/Republic Records), Chase & Status, Hedex and ArrDee’s “Liqour & Cigarettes” (up 20-18 via EMI), Doja Cat’s “Agora Hills” (up 28-26 via Ministry of Sound), and Tems’ “Me & U” (up 36-34 via Since 93/RCA).

Further down the list, Wheatus’s breakthrough number “Teenage Dirtbag” (Columbia) reenters the U.K. Top 40 at No. 38, for its first top flight appearance since 2001. “Teenage Dirtbag” peaked at No. 2 that year.

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