Pop superstar Taylor Swift named best-selling global artist in 2019 - GulfToday

Pop superstar Taylor Swift named best-selling global artist in 2019


Taylor Swift performs on stage during an event.

Everyone loves superstar Taylor Swift.


From all her hit singles to her various albums on love and heartbreak, there’s no other pop singer that has been loved so much by youngsters, especially the teens.


Pop superstar Taylor Swift topped the list of the world's best-selling music artists in 2019.


Thanks to the success of her album "Lover," beating popular acts including Korean pop sensation BTS, recording industry group IFPI said on Monday.


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Singer and songwriter Taylor Swift performs during her show.


It was the second time the 30-year-old singer-songwriter had led recorded music sales globally. The first was in 2014 when she debuted her album "1989."


"Lover" was Swift's seventh studio album and included hits such as the title track, a ballad, and the upbeat single "ME!"


Just behind Swift in the 2019 rankings was British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, followed by rapper Post Malone and teen singer Billie Eilish who swept the top Grammy Awards in January.


Queen, the rock band formed in London in 1970, landed in fifth place.




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Taylor Swift moonwalks past Michael Jacksons record at the American Music Awards


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The group's music enjoyed resurgence after the release of the Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody."


BTS, the popular South Korean boy band, finished in seventh place.

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