Taylor Swift's 1989 tops music charts after re-recording announcement
The 33-year-old unveiled the cover art and release date for 1989 (Taylor's Version) at The Eras Tour in Los Angeles, confirming rampant fan speculation that the album would be her fourth re-recording.
New Romantics, which was played as a surprise song following the re-recording reveal, was a new entry on the chart at No. 31.
The album had its best day ever on Spotify on Wednesday, with more than 10.8 million streams.
Swift has been steadily boosting 1989's performance thanks to a lengthy set on The Eras Tour's main setlist, which includes Style, Blank Space, Shake It Off, Wildest Dreams, and Bad Blood
1989 (Taylor's Version) will be released this fall
Swift's best-selling album, 1989 completed her seamless transition into the world of pop after gradually veering away from her country origins.
The re-recording will feature five previously unreleased vault tracks cut from the original tracklist.
1989 (Taylor's Version) drops on October 27.
Cover photo: Collage: JUN SATO / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / GETTY IMAGES VIA AFP & SUZANNE CORDEIRO / AFP