Taylor Swift’s “Speak Now” Has Spoken In Volume With Over 1 Million Albums Sold

Speak Now has spoken and in volumes with over 1 MILLION albums sold during its release week. According to Nielsen Soundscan, 1,047,000 copies of Taylor’s new release was sold.  It is the largest album sales week since March of 2005 when 50 Cent released his album “The Massacre”.

Billboard.com is reporting that Speak Now has the second-largest sales week of any country album since 1991. Only Garth Brooks’ 1998 effort Double Live moved more, when it started with 1,085,000. Thus, Swift also achieves the biggest sales week of any female country act since 1991. Previously, the high-water mark was set by fellow crossover diva Shania Twain when her Up! started with 874,000 at No. 1 in 2002.  Read the full article HERE.