Taylor Swift leads the Billboard 200 albums chart with a million records sold

Taylor Swift’s Speak Now has come through with a huge debut on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week. Selling 1,047,000 copies in seven days, she’s the first artist to sell a million that fast since Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter III in 2008. Last week’s chart-topper, Sugarland’s The Incredible Machine, drops to second place with 89,000. Kings of Leon’s Come Around Sundown drops a rung to No. 3 with 67,000 units moved. Lil Wayne’s I Am Not a Human Being jumps up one spot to No. 4, selling 43,000 copies. Eminem’s Recovery moves up three places to No. 5,  selling 38,000 copies.

Elton John and Leon Russell’s collab album The Union slips three places to No. 6 with 37,000 records sold. The Glee: Rocky Horror Glee Show soundtrack steps back one to No. 7 with 31,000 copies sold. Rod Stewart’s Fly Me to the Moon falls four places to No. 8 with 30,000 albums bought. Darius Rucker’s Charleston, SC 1966 climbs up one to No. 9 and sold 27,000 copies. Michael Buble’s Hollywood EP is the second-highest debut on the chart at No. 10, selling 26,000 copies and rounding out the top 10.


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