Official Charts Analysis: Taylor Swift tops albums with 90,336 sales of 1989

Taylor Swift has gone pop and gone stratospheric with fifth studio album 1989 set to sell upwards of a million copies on its first week on release in America, while opening atop the UK chart on sales of 90,336 copies. That's the sixth highest weekly sale for an artist album thus far in the UK in 2014, and the highest for 17 weeks - when pal Ed Sheeran's X sold 93,270 copies on its second week at number one.

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