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Taylor Swift’s “Lover” Soars To #2 On US YouTube Videos Chart; Debuts At #6 On Global Listing

Taylor Swift’s “Lover” video enjoyed a big week on YouTube.

Despite not arriving until late on the final day of the tracking period, Taylor Swift’s “Lover” debuted at #51 on last week’s US YouTube Music Videos Chart.

Following its first full week of availability, it soars to #2 on the listing.

“Lover” earns #2 thanks to the 5.9 million views it received during the August 23-29 tracking period.

The video concurrently debuts at #6 on the Global YouTube Music Videos Chart. It received 26.0 million global views during the aforementioned tracking period.

Thanks to the “Lover” video as well as the release of her new album, Swift soars to #1 on the US YouTube Artists Chart. She improves to #13 on the Global Artists Chart.

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