Taylor Swift’s ‘August’ returns to the Billboard charts to commemorate the start of the month
Taylor Swift’s “August” reaches several Billboard charts dated August 10 after seeing consumer gains in early August 2022.
“August” climbed to No. 1 on the LyricFind US and LyricFind Global charts, marking the song’s first week atop both charts.
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The LyricFind Global and LyricFind US rankings rank the fastest growing tracks in lyrics search queries and worldwide and US usage, respectively, provided by LyricFind. The global table includes queries from all countries, including the United States. The company is the world leader in licensed lyrics, with data provided by more than 5,000 publishers and used by more than 100 services, including Amazon, Pandora, Deezer, Microsoft, SoundHound and iHeartRadio. .
According to LyricFind, “August” jumped 3,768% globally and 3,753% in the US in lyrics searches and uses.
Swift has led the LyricFind US chart seven times since its inception in 2015, first with “Look What You Made Me Do” in 2017 and most recently with “All Too Well (Taylor’s Version)” last year. She has eight leaders on LyricFind Global, the most recent being “This Love (Taylor’s Version)” in May.
“August” also returns to the Alternative Streaming Songs survey, re-entering No. 21 (it debuted and peaked at No. 4 when released as part of Swift’s album Folklore on the August 8, 2020 chart). In July-August 29. In the 4 week of tracking, “August” generated 3.8 million official US streams, up 142% from 1.6 million, according to Luminate.
Comparatively, heading into the August 14, 2021 charts, “August” had 1.7 million streams, up 31% from 1.3 million.
The song made its first appearance on the Billboard Global 200, starting at No. 101 (14 million streams). It also appears for the first time on Billboard Global Excl. United States (No. 105).
Folklore simultaneously zooms 62-35 on the Billboard 200 with 16,000 equivalent album units earned, up 26%. It has racked up 3.6 million units since its release.
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