Taylor Swift’s brand-new single, “Mine,” debuted this week at #1 on the Billboard Hot Digital Songs chart and at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100. The single was rush-released last week to radio and iTunes after an on-line leak, the chart debuts came after only 4 � days of availability.
“Mine” reached #1 on the iTunes All-genre Singles Chart and #1 on the iTunes Country Singles Chart within 6 hours of its release, and sold in excess of 297,000 downloads in just 4 days.
The single also reached #1 on iTunes in Canada the day of its release. “Mine” is the lead single from Taylor’s upcoming third studio album, Speak Now, set for release on October 25th on Big Machine Records.
With the historic debut of “Mine,” Taylor joins Mariah Carey as the only female artists in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 Chart to debut more than one single in the Top 5 in a calendar year. Earlier this year Taylor’s “Today Was A Fairytale” entered the chart at #2.
“Mine” set a new record for first-week adds (106) on the Country Aircheck radio chart (powered by Mediabase). Even with only a half of a week of airplay, the song debuted at #26 on the Billboard Top Country Songs Chart, making it a Hot Shot Debut, Greatest Gainer and a Breaker Debut. In addition, “Mine” debuted at #32 on the USA Today/Country Aircheck Chart (powered by Mediabase).
Starting on August 20th, Speak Now will be available for special pre-sale HERE.