Taylor Swift's album "Reputation" crosses 1.2 million sales in a week

Taylor Swift sings into a golden microphone

Taylor Swift sings into a golden microphone

This makes Tay Tay's new baby the biggest album debut of 2017, beating out album releases by other popular artists like Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Sam Smith and Niall Horan. Adele's album back in 2015, "25" had three million-plus sales in a few weeks which is the last album that gave a big hit in the industry before the release of "Reputation" and its first-week sale. Including track equivalent albums (TEAs) pushes Reputation's total to 1.238 million copies, Swift's second-best debut after falling short of 1989's 1.287 million opening week copies.

"Reputation" also debuts at No. 1 on the consumption-based Billboard 200 albums chart dated December 2, giving Swift her fifth chart topping effort.

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It's official: Taylor Swift's "Reputation" album sold 1.216 million copies in its first week in the US, according to Nielsen Music. The new December 2-dated chart (where Reputation launches at No. 1) will be posted in full on Billboard's websites on Tuesday, Nov. 21. Further, Reputation secures Swift her fourth million-selling week.

Reputation's equivalent album unit figure of 1.238 million is the largest week for any album this year and the biggest since Adele's 25 bowed with 3.482 million units in the tracking week ending November 26, 2015. And then there are the two volumes of me-focused magazines she put out through Target, which come bundled with the album, thus encouraging fans to buy it twice. Reputation also notched the 10th best sales week in Nielsen Music history.

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Congrats to Taylor Swift on the success of her diabolical endeavor to take over the world! Adele now has three consecutive albums with million-selling weeks.

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