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Taylor Swift's '1989' Will Sell Over One Million Copies This Week

Industry sources are predicting that Taylor Swift's stunning new album 1989 will sell at least one million copies in its first week.

That would make 1989 just the 19th album to sell a million in a single week since Nielsen SoundScan started tracking sales in 1991, and Swift the first act to earn three million-selling weeks.

Taylor's fifth studio effort could mark her third million-selling debut in a row, following 2010's Speak Now (1.05 million) and 2012's Red (1.21 million).

If 1989 sells over a million, Swift will notch the biggest sales week for an album since her own Red registered the last million-selling week: when it debuted nearly two years ago (in the week ending October 28).

1989 will also instantly become 2014's second-biggest selling album after just one week on sale. Currently, the top two sellers this year are the Frozen soundtrack (3.2 million) and Beyonce's self-titled album (787,000). They are followed by Lorde's Pure Heroine (767,000) and Coldplay's Ghost Stories (737,000). The latter is 2014's biggest-selling album released this year, as Frozen, Beyonce and Pure Heroine came out in 2013.

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