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Taylor Swift's 'Red' Stays on Top of Billboard 200

November 8, 2012 (3:10 am) GMT
The 'Begin Again' singer still reigns supreme at the Billboard 200 chart this week with her million-selling album 'Red' while rapper Meek Mill's 'Dreams and Nightmares' lands at no. 2.

After breaking record sales last week, 's newest album "" still stays atop the Billboard 200 chart in its second week as it pulls in sales of 344,000 more copies. The number adds to the album's already impressive selling number of 1.208 million copies, which is the largest sales for an album in its debut week since 2002.

"Red" also becomes the second-biggest selling record of the year with 1.553 million sold so far and pushes 's "" to third spot with 1.331 million in total sales. Still ruling as 2012's biggest seller, however, is 's "" with 4.132 million.

Following Swift's chart topper is rapper 's debut set "" which reels in approximately 165,000 in sales while another hip hop star, , occupies the fifth spot also with his debut album "" which sells 63,000 copies.

The third place goes to with "" which has 88,000 copies sold and the other spot on the top 5 belongs to 's "" with 71,000 in sales.

Country musicians hold the 6th and 7th ranks with country king 's "" selling 48,000 records and 's "" hitting 44,000 this week.

"", the second top-10 set this year from artist & Crazy Horses, gets in at No.8 with 34,000 records sold while the "Dreams of Fireflies (On a Christmas Night)" from lands at No.9 with 32,000.

Claiming the last spot of the top 10 is 's "" as it whirls in 29,000 copies. The album pulls in more sales with the group's recent appearance and single of the year win at the CMT Awards.

  1. - "" (344,000)
  2. - "" (165,000)
  3. - "" (88,000)
  4. - "" (71,000)
  5. - "" (63,000)
  6. - "" (48,000)
  7. - "" (44,000)
  8. & Crazy Horses - "" (34,000)
  9. - "Dreams of Fireflies (On a Christmas Night) EP" (32,000)
  10. - "" (29,000)


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