• Here's Why the Supreme Court Cited Taylor Swift's Sexual Assault Case

    7 days ago - By Billboard

    During Supreme Court oral hearings on Tuesday, a line was drawn between a First Amendment case against a college and Taylor Swift 's high-profile sexual assault case , in which she sought $1 in damages.
    Chike Uzuegbunam argued that Georgia Gwinnett College, a public college in Lawrenceville, Ga., violated his First Amendment rights after being ordered multiple times to stop openly discussing his Christian faith on school grounds. Uzuegbunam's pursuit of nominal damages - meaning a very small amount if he were to win his case - struck a chord with Justice Elena Kagan, who remembered Swift's...
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  • Finneas Tops Hot 100 Songwriters Chart for Record 11th Week

    7 days ago - By Billboard

    Finneas returns to No. 1 on Billboard 's Hot 100 Songwriters chart for a record 11th total week on top, and for the first time since November 2019, thanks to a pair of writing credits on the latest Billboard Hot 100 .
    With his latest week at the summit, Finneas passes Roddy Ricch for the most total weeks spent at No. 1, dating to the chart's June 2019 inception.
    “Therefore I Am” by Billie Eilish , Finneas' sister and co-writer, ranks at No. 14 on the Hot 100. It reached No. 2 in November. Justin Bieber and benny blanco 's “Lonely,” which Finneas co-wrote with the pair, follows at No. 18...
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  • Taylor Swift Rules Nos. 1 & 2 on Billboard's Top Album Sales Chart

    8 days ago - By Billboard

    For the second time, Taylor Swift holds both the Nos. 1 and 2 spots on Billboard 's Top Album Sales chart, as Evermore is steady atop the list and her previous album, and former leader, Folklore rises 3-2.
    Evermore sold 16,000 copies in the U.S. in the week ending Jan. 7 , while Folklore sold 11,000 .
    Both albums decline in sales, as does every album in the top 10, as the chart comes down off its holiday shopping sales high during the Christmas season.
    Swift was also Nos. 1 and 2 on the Dec. 26, 2020-dated chart, when Evermore debuted at No. 1 and Folklore jumped 11-2.
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