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Taylor Swift's 40 Biggest Billboard Hits

Taylor Swift earned her first Billboard-charting single with, well, her first single, “Tim McGraw” on July 1, 2006,  Since then, she’s gone from country superstar to pop-world monolith, making chart history in the process. Here, Billboard has collected her 40 biggest hits.

40. “The Story Of Us”

The pop-punk inflected, allegedly John Mayer-inspired Speak Now single spent 11 weeks on the Hot 100, peaking at No. 41.

39. “You’re Not Sorry”

Swift’s power ballad hit No. 11 on the Hot 100 thanks to the fervent anticipation for her second album, 2008’s Fearless – it was released as a promo single for the LP on iTunes, and downloads brought it almost to the top 10.

38. “Crazier”

Long before “Wrecking Ball,” Miley Cyrus recruited Taylor Swift to record this single for the 2009 Hannah Montana: The Movie soundtrack, which spent 7 weeks on the Hot 100, peaking at No. 17.

37. “Out Of The Woods”

The 1989 single (reportedly inspired by Harry Styles) was one of Swift’s most musically daring to date, and ultimately peaked at No. 18 on the Hot 100.

36. “If This Was a Movie”

This cinematic lament was a promotional single off the deluxe edition of 2010’s Speak Now, whose downloads brought it to No. 10 on the Hot 100.

35. “Jump Then Fall”

Written solely by Swift, this twangy love song got a boost from the Valentine’s Day soundtrack (which featured a cameo by Swift) after hitting No. 10 after its release on the Fearless platinum edition.

34. “Change”

The 2008 single was first released as one of the themes for that year’s U.S. Olympic team, later earning a spot on the Fearless tracklist – after spending three weeks on the Hot 100.

33. “Speak Now”

Runaway grooms everywhere found an anthem in “Speak Now,” which spent a week at No. 8 thanks to more than 200,000 downloads in its first week.

32. “Both of Us” (B.o.B featuring Taylor Swift)

Taylor was a guest on noted flat-earth-truther B.o.B.’s 2012 album Strange Clouds for this country-rap single, which hit No. 18 on the Hot 100.

31. “Safe & Sound” (Taylor Swift featuring The Civil Wars)

Swift went folksy for this 2011 collaboration with The Civil Wars, which was released on the Hunger Games soundtrack before spending 17 weeks on the Hot 100.

30. “Fearless”

The upbeat, starry-eyed 2010 single off Swift’s sophomore album of the same name eventually hit No. 9 on the Hot 100.

29. “Sparks Fly”

The 2011 single, which Swift wrote when she was 16, spend 15 weeks on the Hot 100 after being released as the final single off Speak Now.

28. “Begin Again”

The mellow, acoustic song (possibly about Jake Gyllenhaal) debuted at No. 7 on the Hot 100 after being released as a promotional single off Red in September 2012.

27. “Picture To Burn”

The jilted lover’s anthem off Taylor Swift, inspired by Swift’s high-school boyfriend, went double platinum after spending 20 weeks on the Hot 100.

26. “Should’ve Said No”

Swift’s uptempo country jam, the final single off her 2006 self-titled debut, peaked at No. 33 on the Hot 100.

25. “Everything Has Changed” (Taylor Swift featuring Ed Sheeran)

The romantic Red duet peaked at No. 32 on the Hot 100 after being released as a single in 2013.

24. “Tim McGraw”

Swift’s Hot 100 debut – the country love song that started it all – spent 20 weeks on the chart after getting a strong start on Hot Country Songs.

23. “Eyes Open”

The second Hunger Games soundtrack single from Swift, “Eyes Open” peaked at No. 19 on the Hot 100 following its 2012 release.

22. “Red”

The rockin’ promo single from the 2012 album of the same name exploded onto the Hot 100 at No. 6.

21. “Ours”

Swift’s cutesy, banjo-featuring single off Speak Now debuted at No. 13 on the Hot 100.

20. “Mean”

Taylor clapped back at her critics (rumors suggest Bob Lefsetz as the specific target) with “Mean,” which debuted at No. 11 in 2010 – Swift’s third Hot Shot Debut in as many weeks.

19. “Highway Don’t Care” (Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift)

Swift got back to her roots with this feature on McGraw’s 2013 album Two Lanes of Freedom, which peaked at No. 22 on the Hot 100.

18. “Fifteen”

This confessional 2009 single – which shouts out Swift’s original #squad member Abigail Anderson – evidently resonated with teens everywhere, peaking at No. 23.

17. “22”

Another age-centric single, another hit – the Swift/Max Martin collaboration was the sixth Red single to hit the top 20, peaking at No. 20.

16. “White Horse”

The Grammy-winning track peaked at No. 13 after its release, eventually returning to spend 22 weeks total on the Hot 100 chart.

15. “Today Was a Fairytale”

This ode to a dream date, fittingly off 2010’s Valentine’s Day soundtrack, debuted at No. 2 on the Hot 100 after selling 325,000 downloads.

14. “Two Is Better Than One” (Boys Like Girls featuring Taylor Swift)

Power poppers Boys Like Girls brought in Swift for the assist on this 2009 single, which peaked at No. 18 after spending 20 weeks on the chart.

13. “Back To December”

Rumored to be about Swift’s short-lived relationship with Taylor Lautner, the ballad entered at No. 6 on the Hot 100 in 2010, later spending a total of 20 weeks on the chart.

12. “Our Song”

Swift’s banjo-driven third single, released in 2007, spent a whopping 36 weeks on the chart and eventually went quadruple platinum.

11. “Teardrops On My Guitar”

Generally considered Swift’s breakout single, “Teardrops” spent 48 weeks (!) on the Hot 100, peaking at No. 13 in March 2008.

10. “Mine”

Almost 300,000 downloads brought the lead single off Speak Now – a rollicking country breakup song – a No. 3 debut in August 2010.

9. “Style”

Entering the chart after Swift performed the track at the 2014 Victoria’s Secret fashion show, the third single off 1989 spent nine weeks in the top 10, peaking at No. 6.

8. “Wildest Dreams”

The chemistry of Swift/Max Martin/Shellback remained infallible with “Wildest Dreams,” which peaked at No. 5 on the Hot 100 in November 2015.

7. “Bad Blood” (Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar)

Fueled by a #squad-flaunting video (and a highly anticipated appearance by Kendrick Lamar), Swift’s diss track (allegedly aimed at Katy Perry) hit No. 1 thanks to almost 400,000 downloads in the chart week following the clip’s 2015 debut.

6. “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Swift’s very first Hot 100 No. 1, the critically acclaimed single confirmed Swift’s crossover appeal, staying at the top for three weeks following its 2012 release.

5. “I Knew You Were Trouble”

The irresistible anthem (supposedly taking aim at Harry Styles again) debuted at No. 3 in October 2012, eventually peaking at No. 2 and going platinum six times over.

4. “Love Story”

The fairytale-style lead single off Fearless, “Love Story” spent 14 weeks in the top 10, peaking at No. 4 in 2009.

3. “Blank Space”

Swift became the first women ever to replace herself at No. 1 with this, the second single off 1989. It spent seven weeks at the top from 2014-2015, eventually getting dethroned by “Uptown Funk!”.

2. “You Belong With Me”

The monster country-crossover hit dominated airwaves in 2009, peaking at No. 2, spending 46 weeks on the Hot 100 and eventually going platinum seven times over.

1. “Shake It Off”

Swift’s devil-may-care dancefloor anthem found the singer unabashedly looking for pop dominance, and she found it: The No. 1 single spent 24 non-consecutive weeks in the top 10, becoming Taylor’s biggest charting single to date.

Source: Billboard

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