Taylor Swift is back and she has made her return with a bang. According to The Independent, the video of Taylor Swift's new single Look What You Made Me Do, has destroyed YouTube records and is currently sitting at nearly 73 million in the span of 3 days. The song has acquired the biggest debut of any video in YouTube history, clocking 43.2 million views in 24 hours. It easily superseded the previous record-holder, Psy's Gentleman, which reached 36 million views in its 24 hours. That broke down to an average of over 30,000 views per minute and 3 million views per hour in the first 24 hours. The music video that was a retaliation against her critics, also beat the Despacito remix, featuring Justin Bieber, which reached 22 million views in that time span, and Adele's Hello, which earned 27 million views.
The lyric video of the song also shattered the most views in 24 hours for a lyric video record, now sitting on nearly 50 million views. Spotify has reported that the track has been streamed 23 million times, while download sales reached 245,900 in the first three days. The song is currently sitting at the top of the Apple Music, Spotify US and Global Top 50, and Amazon Music charts.
Prior to its release the pop sensation had taken to Twitter hinting to her new single being a 'revenge song' with the following tweet,
The snake is most likely a reference to a couple of nasty Twitter exchanges concerning Kim Kardashian. As per sources, while the track follows in the footsteps of 1989's pop vibe, "it doesn't sound like anything she's done before. It's a little unusual. She plays around with new sounds each album cycle, but this one, in particular stands out."
Kardshian had better be ready. Because Winter is coming for her! Read all about our snake theory below
(with inputs from ANI)