Boom! Taylor Swift Sells 592,304
November 19, 2008 at 8:26 AM (PT)
Congratulations to the BIG MACHINE crew- CEOPresident SCOTT BORCHETTA, VP/Promo JACK PURCELL, Marketing guru JOHN ZARLING and the entire team, as TAYLOR SWIFT's album 'Fearless,' comes in at 592,304 units for it's debut week. That easily places her in the #1 spot on both the Top-200 and the Country albums chart as well.
This is the largest opening U.S. sales week in 2008 by a female artist in all genres of music, and the fourth biggest overall, behind LIL' WAYNE, AC/DC and COLDPLAY.
Also, with 129,046 copies sold digitally, 'Fearless' is the biggest country digital album debut in the history of SOUNDSCAN.