Taylor Swift Is Unstoppable On Billboard 200: This Week In Music

November 20, 2014 2:42 PM

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Face it folks, Taylor Swift is a juggernaut – the gift that keeps on giving generously to the music industry after a dismal sales year. Taylor Swift may not be the ‘second coming,’ but she’s definitely something. 1989 spends its third week atop the Billboard 200 Albums chart, selling a respectable 312,000 copies. If you’re keeping score, that means that Swift’s 1989 sits at two million copies sold in just three weeks.

Foo Fighters couldn’t beat Ms. Swift and didn’t even come that close. Foo Fighters sold soundly, moving 190,000 copies of Sonic Highways, good for a #2 bow. Pink Floyd actually challenged Foo Fighters more than Foo Fighters challenged Taylor Swift, selling 170,000 copies of The Endless River, landi...

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