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Taylor Swift's “1989 (Taylor's Version)” Is Still a Best Seller Two Months After Its Release – Forbes

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When it comes to albums and pure sales in America, most artists are hoping that their new releases will hit the market with a huge amount as they will almost certainly sell out in the next few weeks. That's just the way most people consume music these days. The vast majority of titles can no longer sell well after a few frames – with the exception of Taylor Swift, of course.

The pop superstar's latest set, 1989 (Taylor's Version), bucks that trend. Not only is the new recording still selling well, it's also far outselling any other bestseller in the country – even though it's been on the market for a long time.

In its ninth week on the top album sales chart, Billboard's weekly ranking of the country's best-selling tracks of 1989 (Taylor's Version) once again reaches No. 1. The full-length album is the country's best-selling product for the fourth time at that time, and it hasn't been yet once approximately.

After two months on the top album sales charts, “1989 (Taylor's Version)” sold an additional 60,688 copies, according to Luminate. That total is easily enough to make it the best-selling title in the country… although this time Swift was only competing with herself.

The No. 2 track on this week's top album sales list also comes from Swift. The singer's 2022 song “Midnights” remains in second place, but hasn't provided any real impetus for the summit. In the last tracking period, Midnights sold almost 24,000 copies.

“1989 (Taylor's Version)” sold so well in the most recent tracking period that it even surpassed the Nos. 2 and 3 projects combined on this week's Top Album Sales chart. In addition to “Midnights” at No. 2, Stray Kids’ “5 Star” rises to No. 3 with nearly 23,000 copies purchased. 1989 (Taylor's version) sold more than those two works, with almost enough space to also include the #4 bestseller – also by Swift.

Nowadays it's almost unthinkable for an album to sell 60,000 copies after about two months of availability. Very few publications come close to achieving this type of presentation at any given time, even during the busy and particularly lucrative holiday shopping season. In fact, most new releases, even from superstars, can't reach that number upon their debut, let alone weeks later.

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