BILLBOARD REPORTS: “‘NEVER, EVER’ CLAIMS THE LONGEST RULE ATOP THE HOT 100 FOR A COUNTRY SONG IN ALMOST 32 YEARS”
Nashville, TN – September 13, 2012 – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” the lead single from 6-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift’s forthcoming album, Red, this week spends its third week at #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 all-format singles chart, which factors in both sales and radio airplay. The single has been certified Platinum by the RIAA.
Since its release on August 13th, "Never Ever" has sold in excess of 1.4 million...
MTV is kicking off the week lead-up to the biggest night in music - the “2012 MTV Video Music Awards” – on Thursday, August 30, 2012 with previously announced VMA performer and six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift taking to the airwaves LIVE at 7:49 p.m. ET on MTV and CMT to premiere the highly anticipated music video for “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” on “MTV First: Taylor Swift.” Then one week later, Taylor will perform live on the “2012 MTV Video Music Awards” on Thursday, September 6 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Taylor Swift, who released her lead single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” from her forthcoming album, Red, just last week, has set the new all-genre record for female digital song sales.
Billboard reports, “It's official: Taylor Swift has set the record for the biggest digital sales week ever for a song by a woman. ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ sold 623,000 in the week ending Aug. 19 -- according to Nielsen SoundScan -- and it thus debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Digital Songs chart. Not only is it the best week ever for a woman, but the...