Taylor Swift breaks first week album sales record

RHIAN JONES

Taylor Swift’s sixth album Red has achieved the biggest sales week for an album since 2002, selling 1.21 million in the week of its release.

The success of Red makes it the first album by a female country singer to top the chart since 1999, when Shania Twain's Come On Over reached No.1.

Swift’s last record Speak Now opened with just over 1 million sales two years ago, and she is the only woman to have two albums selling a ...

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