Let's officially close the week with a big Ha.
Ha, ha, ha.
Yes, that would be to all the folks who claimed Taylor Swift's career was radically boosted by the 2009 VMAs--that she should be "thankful" for a certain-other star's behavior toward her, and all that brouhaha.
She just made musical history--on her own--and, I'll add, yet again (we'll go over the full stats in a minute, I promise). This week, Taylor became the first artist ever to score two No. 1 records at Top 40 radio with a country crossover recording. ("You Belong With Me.")
Now, some may say that of course Taylor was able to do this--wasn't everyone talking about her ad nauseam for the past two weeks, and solely because of the VMAs?
Well, let's stack up a few stats, as promised, and then decide for yourself.
Taylor's first No. 1 crossover hit on the Top 40 chart was "Love Story." It was the first country crossover No. 1 in history. She beat the previous record of No. 2--held by someone you might have heard of, ShaniaRead More »from Of Course Taylor Was Able To Do It