Taylor Swift notches another chart topper
HomeNewsInterviewsCD ReleasesCD ReviewsConcertsArtistsArchive

Taylor Swift notches another chart topper

Monday, March 30, 2009 – Taylor Swift notches the fourth number one country single. White Horse, from Swift's triple-platinum Big Machine Records sophomore album "Fearless," claims the top spot atop the USA Today/Country Aircheck chart (powered by Mediabase), reaching a radio audience of more than 34 million listeners this week alone. Swift's run of number 1s began in 2007 when Our Song spent 6 weeks at number 1. Also this week, Taylor surpassed the 200 million mark for music streams on MySpace.

Swift will appear on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno for a performance and interview this Thursday, April 2. She will perform an outdoor set as part of the Tonight Show's Concert Series. shows airs nationwide on NBC at 11:30 p.m. eastern/Pacific.

Swift will take the stage live at Las Vegas on Sunday, April 5, for a performance on the Academy of Country Music Awards telecast. She is nominated for Album of the Year (nominated as both artist and producer), Top Female Vocalist and Video of the Year.

While on the West Coast this week, Swift will attend the premiere of "Hannah Montana: The Movie." Swift makes a cameo appearance in the film, performing her original song Crazier. She also contributed the song You'll Always Find Your Way Back Home (performed by Montana) to the film and soundtrack.

More news for Taylor Swift

CD reviews for Taylor Swift

Part Behind The Music style documentary and part concert film, Taylor Swift's new Blu-ray release offers an interesting hybrid approach to the typical live performance video - an approach that hits more than it misses. "Journey To Fearless" focuses on Swift's meteoric rise from aspiring grade-school singer/songwriter to award-winning country and pop megastar while sprinkling in live performances. Hardcore Swift fans will find a lot to love on this single-disc set (which is also ...
CD review - Speak Now Taylor Swift has made the best CD of her young career with her fourth CD. The biggest difference is that Swift's singing, spotty on previous releases and live performances, is far far superior here. Swift wrote all 14 songs here, which like her other albums tend to deal with relationships that have gone south. Swift's songwriting always has been one of her strengths, and that continues to be the case here - both lyrically and musically. Put simply, Swift knows a lot about penning ...
CD review - Fearless Taylor Swift took the county world by storm with her huge selling debut and its five hit singles. With a huge marketing push and myspace, Swift was on her way. Kind of like an Avril Lavigne for the teen female country set. Sophomore slump? There's no indication of that. Swift once again writes her material - all 13 songs here with help sometimes from Liz Rose, Colbie Caillat and John Rich. Swift writes of what she knows about - relationships and teen love come and gone in songs speak to her fans. ...

©Country Standard Time • Jeffrey B. Remz, editor & publisher • countrystandardtime@gmail.com
AboutCopyrightNewsletterOur sister publication Standard Time
Subscribe to Country Music News Country News   Subscribe to Country Music CD Reviews CD Reviews   Follow us on  Twitter    Instagram    Facebook