Taylor Swift’s ‘You Belong With Me (Taylor's Version)’ Achieves Milestone With Massive Streams on Spotify

Published 03/23/2024, 1:37 AM EDT

For megastars like Taylor Swift, success does not solely stem from recent endeavors but serves as a testament to the enduring quality of their talent. Similar to Swift herself, those who admire her talent have also evolved. Yet, the fervent enthusiasm she inspired in the past remains unchanged, as does her unwavering mastery in conquering the present. Therefore, by reviving the 2008 country hit 'You Belong With Me' in 2021 and garnering as much popularity as before, Swifites has made way for another Spotify milestone for the pop star in 2024. 

The older the wine, the finer the taste; and for this country hit of Taylor Swift, the adage fits like a glove.

Taylor Swift’s You Belong With Me (Taylor’s Version) becomes a Spotify favorite


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The remnants of the past are not always unsettling. At times, they are simply delightful. Likewise, with Swift re-recording ‘You Belong With Me’ 13 years after its initial release, Swifties has got the chance to make the hit a super hit. Hence, with 600 million streams, ‘You Belong With Me (Taylor’s Version)' has secured its spot of recognition in the Spotify streams.

As per The Swift Society’s report on X (formerly Twitter), this is the 33rd song by Taylor Swift to achieve such fanatic numbers in Spotify streams. Furthermore, it is the 2nd song from her re-recorded album ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)' to achieve this milestone. As the most nostalgic album garners its rightful recognition through re-recordings, it appears that this superstar’s only competition is herself as for now.

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For Swifties, this calls for celebration and the online platforms, can very well witness it.

Swifties praise Taylor Swift for her Spotify breakthrough

Every week is a winning week in Taylor Swift’s life. Hence, shortly after getting noted as one of the most powerful people in Hollywood, she is here to establish why. By now, the pop sensation has become a regular on Spotify hits and occasionally the nod of recognition also comes from the streamer. But with ‘You Belong With Me (Taylor’s Version)’ hitting the big numbers despite being re-recorded, fans are convinced that Swift is edging towards “big leagues”

Many fans feel that this has been the “BEST RE RECORD” from Swift so far. Some others seem to be taking a trip down memory lane, thanks to the revisit.


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As the thread filled up with Swifties gathering to celebrate Swift's achievement, one thing became evident. While Swift's talent undoubtedly commands attention, the credit for her fame also belongs to her immense army of devoted fans. Therefore, each time she garners acclaim, it is not just recognition for Swift alone but also for her beloved Swifties.


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Anushka Bhattacharya

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I'm Anushka Bhattacharya, an entertainment journalist at Netflix Junkie. Armed with a degree in literature, I once wielded my words to catalyze change within society through my work with NGOs. However, as I stumbled into the exuberant hole of crime thrillers and documentaries on Netflix, it was love at first sight and pushed me into entertainment journalism.

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