Taylor Swift tops country chart
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
– Taylor Swift's self-titled Big Machine album will remain the fifth best selling CD in the country when the Billboard charts are released Thursday. That also means that Swift holds down the number one slot on the country album chart. Now in its 64th week of release, Swift sold 35,000 units, a drop of 26 percent, according to billboard.com.
The Eagles's "Long Road Out of Eden" moved up 2 slots to eighth on the overall chart with 29,000 units sold, a 20-percent drop. Garth Brooks's "The Ultimate Hits" slipped from seventh to ninth with 28,000 units sold, a 27-percent drop.
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