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Taylor Swift Has Officially Dethroned "Despacito" From The Billboard Hot 100

But how long will Swift hold the No. 1 spot on the chart?

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 2:16 p.m. ET

Posted on September 5, 2017, at 12:39 p.m. ET

The numbers are in and it's official: Taylor Swift's lead single, "Look What You Made Me Do," from her forthcoming sixth studio album, Reputation, has dethroned "Despacito" from the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Swift's feat is quite astonishing when you consider that just last week, the infectious Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee bop tied with Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day," making it one of the longest-running No. 1 songs in the chart's 59-year history.

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According to Billboard, "Look What You Made Me Do" is Swift's fifth No. 1 song to reach the summit of the Hot 100.

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It should be noted that the single did not debut at No. 1 like some Swifties and Lambs may have hoped. The song began its ascent at No. 77, but it received a huge boost from streams. In fact, Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do" had a record-breaking 84.4 million streams in the United States — the highest of any song this year and the only woman to ever do so.

Some stans on Twitter celebrated the news, mainly because Swift's single effectively helped keep "Despacito" from breaking Carey and Boyz II Men's record, at least for one week.

taylor has officially dethroned despacito and saved mariah’s record

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There's still a chance "Despacito" could bounce back, secure a 17th week on the Hot 100, and break the 20-year-old record set by "One Sweet Day."

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"We have decided to stan forever!" one person tweeted.

Mariah still officially holds her record! Y'all can all thank Miss Taylor Swift! We have decided to stan forever!

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The reactions were pretty dramatic all around.

"How do you feel about Taylor now that she's saving Mariah's record?" Me:

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But that's somewhat expected of #StanTwitter, tbh.

Billboard noted that while charts will all be updated to reflect the current standing of specific singles on Sept. 6, you can check the site later today if you're curious about the position of slow-burning hits, like Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow."

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