Swift's "Speak Now" sales could top 1M
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Swift's "Speak Now" sales could top 1M

Monday, November 1, 2010 – Taylor Swift's "Speak Now" could be the first album since to break 1 million units its first week out in more than two years.

According to Billboard's web site, Big Machine Records executives "say that that magic million first week for 'Speak Now' is almost a certainty." No one was quoted by name.

Early reports indicted the disc would sell 800,000 to 900,000 units, but apparently sales were more than expected.

Nielsen SoundScan, which measures sales, will report its first week result on Wednesday morning.

Swift's sales could be higher than the last single release to break 1 million - Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III" with 1,006,000 units sold in June 2008.

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