Grammys 2015: Why isn't Taylor Swift's best-selling album '1989' nominated?

February 7, 2015 1:06 PM

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Taylor Swift's 2014 release "1989" was the best-selling album in America last year, moving more than 4 million copies. It just spent its 10th week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and it's hard to turn on the radio without hearing Swift's pop-fueled latest release.

The eligibility period for the 2015 Grammys was from Oct. 1, 2013 to Sept. 30, 2014. "1989" was released Oct. 27, 2014, making it ineligible this year. The album will be in contention at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards in 2016.

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