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Taylor Swift announces she's triple platinum

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 – Taylor Swift's self-titled debut CD went triple platinum, signifying sales of 3 million units. Swift made the announcement during an interview with Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts. "I'm so excited to be back," Swift said. "You guys were so cool to let me come on the show the day my album came out. (Oct. 24, 2006 on Big Machine) They told me the other day that it's now triple platinum - it's freaking me out! I'm so excited."

"When we were making this album, in the beginning of our new company, we talked and dreamed of what this album could be. I knew we had the songs, and I knew we had an extraordinary artist," said Scott Borchetta, President/CEO of Big Machine Records and the Valory Music Group. "What I didn't know was how beautifully this flower would bloom. People don't just like Taylor Swift, they love Taylor Swift. I am so happy for her. And, she makes all of this so much fun."

Swift made country music history last June when the platinum certification of her CD made her the only female solo artist to write or co-write every song on a platinum selling debut. Swift has spent 18 weeks so far in the number 1 position atop Billboard's Country CD Sales Chart and spent more weeks there than any other country album last year.

Swift is in New York this week performing on Good Morning America (today) and Live With Regis and Kelly (tomorrow, April 30).


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