Taylor Swift’s 1989 Dethrones Usher’s Confessions As The Fastest Selling Album In A Decade
Her “Bad Blood” is making some mad money: As of last week, Taylor Swift’s 1989 has sold more than 5 million copies after 36 weeks on sale, Billboard reports.
That makes it the fastest-selling album in over a decade, since Usher’s Confessions crossed the 5 million mark in the 19th week of its release in 2004.
It’s just one in a series of records shattered by Swift, whose “Blank Space” music video became the fastest video to hit 1 billion views on Vevo earlier this week. Back in May, Swift’s “Bad Blood” music video, starring her squad of supermodel pals, broke yet another Vevo record, getting 20.1 views in just 24 hours. Looks like this album’s gonna play, play, play, play, play.