Taylor Swift's '1989' stays at No. 1, outsells 'Frozen' in 2014

December 31, 2014 8:12 PM

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Taylor Swift's blockbuster pop album, named for the year she was born, held onto the No. 1 spot in the latest edition of the Billboard 200, the trade magazine reported Wednesday, marking the album's seventh nonconsecutive week atop the chart.

"1989" sold 430,000 album equivalent units -- a new phrase that reflects Billboard's recent incorporation of streaming data and single-track downloads into its chart policy -- in the week that ended Sunday, according to Nielsen Music. Of those units, 326,000 represent full album sales, bringing the ...

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