Billboard just announced the 1989 first week sales. The album debuted at number 1 and sold 1.287 million copies. Congratulations, Taylor!! You can read the full article below!
It’s official: Taylor Swift’s 1989 debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with the largest sales week for an album since 2002.
1989 sold 1.287 million copies in the week ending Nov. 2, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
1989 is Swift’s fifth studio album and was released Oct. 27 through Big Machine Records. It’s her fourth No. 1 album, following Red (in 2012), Speak Now (2010) and Fearless (2008).