Swift Sets SoundScan Record

Swift Sets SoundScan Record
First-week sales for GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift's Speak Now totaled 1.05 million units, representing 18 percent of all albums sold last week and the highest first-week market share in Neilsen SoundScan history, according to Billboard.biz. Following Swift in the first-week market share derby are 'N Sync's No Strings Attached (2000) — which holds the highest first-week sales total with 2.4 million units — and Celebrity (2001) with 15.3 and 12.8 percent, respectively; and Eminem's Recovery (2010) and The Marshall Mathers LP (2000) with 12.2 and 11.6 percent, respectively. (11/9) 

 

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