CNET logo Why You Can Trust CNET

Our expert, award-winning staff selects the products we cover and rigorously researches and tests our top picks. If you buy through our links, we may get a commission. Reviews ethics statement

Taylor Swift 'Midnights' Album Already Breaks Spotify Record

Swift's new album is now the most streamed in a single day in the history of the streaming music service.

Corinne Reichert Senior Writer
Corinne Reichert (she/her) grew up in Sydney, Australia and moved to California in 2019. She holds degrees in law and communications, and currently writes news, analysis and features for CNET across the topics of electric vehicles, broadband networks, mobile devices, big tech, artificial intelligence, home technology and entertainment. In her spare time, she watches soccer games and F1 races, and goes to Disneyland as often as possible.
Expertise News, mobile, broadband, 5G, home tech, streaming services, entertainment, AI, policy, business, politics Credentials
  • I've been covering technology and mobile for 12 years, first as a telecommunications reporter and assistant editor at ZDNet in Australia, then as CNET's West Coast head of breaking news, and now in the Thought Leadership team.
Corinne Reichert
Taylor Swift Midnights

Midnights dropped at midnight.

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's newly released album, Midnights, has already broken a Spotify record: It's the most-streamed album in a single day for the music streaming service.

Spotify tweeted the news just after 6 p.m. ET after the album's release at midnight ET on Oct. 21.

Over on Apple Music, Swift's new song Anti-Hero is leading its New Music Daily category, though the rival streaming service has yet to report any records broken by the album.

Read more: Where to Stream 'Midnights': Taylor Swift's New Album and 7 Surprise Songs Out Now