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Sunday 23 July 2017

Taylor Swift has best-selling album

Taylor Swift's Fearless was the best-selling album of 2009 in the US
Taylor Swift's Fearless was the best-selling album of 2009 in the US
Taylor Swift's Fearless was the best-selling album of 2009 in the US
Taylor Swift's Fearless was the best-selling album of 2009 in the US
Taylor Swift's Fearless was the best-selling album of 2009 in the US

Susan Boyle put up a strong challenge, but Taylor Swift ended 2009 with the year's best-selling album in the US.

Nielsen SoundScan, which tracks album sales, says Taylor's Fearless sold 3.2 million copies last year. It was released in late 2008.

SuBo's I Dreamed a Dream sold 3.1 million copies, despite only coming out in late November.

Michael Jackson's Number Ones was No 3 with 2.3 million sold.

The Fame by Lady Gaga was No 4 with 2.2 million copies and Andrea Bocelli's My Christmas also sold about 2.2 million copies to come in at No 5.

Jackson was the year's top-selling artist, selling 8.2 million records to Swift's 4.6 million.

Music sales overall were up 2.1 per cent from 2008, but album sales continued their decline, down 12.7 per cent.

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