Swift appears likely to have top selling CD of '09
Sunday, January 3, 2010
– Susan Boyle may be closing in on Taylor Swift for the biggest selling album of 2009, but it looks like the British singer will not overtake the American teen, according to Billboard.
Boyle appears poised to have the number 1 spot on the Billboard chart for the sixth straight week with "I Dreamed a Dream" selling 150,000 to 165,000 copies by week's end on Sunday (Jan. 3) night. Swift's "Fearless" is projected to sell between 65,000 and 75,000 for the week.
That will leave Boyle short of Swift because "Fearless" sold 3,157,000 with the final week yet to be included and "Dream at 2,982,000.
Nielsen SoundScan's sales tracking week runs from Monday through Sunday of each week. Next week's album charts will be released on Wednesday, Jan. 6 and will include sales through the week ending today.
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