Taylor Swift’s new album “1989” reaped history-making first-week sales of 1.287 million, according to Nielsen SoundScan on Tuesday evening.
The album which was released on 27th October under Big Machine Records made the biggest sales of an album since Eminem’s 2002 album ‘The Eminem Show’ and also the first platinum sale of 2014.
Taylor Swift is now the only artist in history to have three separate albums sell more than a 1 million units in single week. Her “Red” sold 1.208 million in 2012, while “Speak Now” moved 1.047 million in 2010.
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