Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ is 2014’s best-selling album
LOS ANGELES – Ending the year in typical fashion, Taylor Swift held the top of the U.S. album chart for a seventh non-consecutive week, becoming the year’s best-selling title in the process.
The singer’s Big Machine smash “1989” maintained its position at No. 1 with total sales of 430,000, according to Nielsen Music data for the week ending Dec. 28. (The figure comprises physical sales, track equivalent albums and streams.) Swift’s mega-hit set has now topped the chart for seven non-consecutive frames.
The week’s top tally thrust “1989” past Disney’s “Frozen” as the top seller of 2014. Swift sold 3.66 million copies, versus 3.53 million copies for the hit soundtrack.