Taylor Swift's new album sells more than 1 million copies

Posted Oct 31, 2012 by Owen Weldon
Taylor Swift's new album "Red" has sold more than one million copies in its opening week, making it the biggest week for any album sold since 2002.
American country music singer Taylor Swift
American country music singer Taylor Swift
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According to AceShowBiz, "Red" will debut at number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart on Wednesday, after selling 1.2 million copies in its debut week.
According to HitFix, Swift also places number two as having the most single sales week by a female artist, trailing Britney Spears, whose album sold 1.319 million in 2000.
According to Zap2it, Swift will be going on a North American tour in March of 2013 in support of her album.
Swift's "Red" album also broke an iTunes sales week record after selling around 465,000 copies.