“Shake It Off” Makes Record Start At Radio
August / 26 / 2014

It was announced yesterday that Taylor’s latest single “Shake It Off” has broken the record for the highest debut ever on Adult Pop Songs! You can read the full article below for more details. Congratulations to Taylor on her new achievement!

Taylor Swift sets a record for the highest debut in the history of Billboard’s Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart, where “Shake It Off” blasts in at No. 9.

On the Pop Songs chart, “Shake” soars in at No. 12, tying the record for the best-ever launch.

The track’s kickstart at radio precedes its likely debut atop the airplay/sales/streaming-based Billboard Hot 100 this week. Visit Billboard.com on Wednesday (Aug. 28) when highlights of the chart will post. (All charts, including the full Hot 100, will update online the following day.)

“This historic launch represents impeccable set-up and teamwork with precise execution,” says Charlie Walk, executive vp Republic Records, which is promoting “Shake” to pop radio. “Most importantly, it further emphasizes the power of Taylor and her world-class music.”

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