Taylor Swift is on course to have the best opening week of 2014, nearly 11 months into a year where we have seen releases from many an artist.
Led by the single "Shake It Off," Swift's new album, "1989," is projected to move just over a million copies by week's end.
"The new album is Swift's fifth studio effort, released through Big Machine Records on Oct. 27. Its sales forecast is for the tracking week ending Nov. 2. It could mark Swift's third million-selling debut in a row, following 2010's Speak Now (1.05 million) and 2012's Red (1.21 million)," Billboard reports. "1989 will also instantly become 2014's second-biggest selling album after just one week on sale. Currently, the top two sellers this year are the Frozen soundtrack (3.2 million) and Beyonce's self-titled album (787,000). They are followed by Lorde's Pure Heroine (767,000) and Coldplay's Ghost Stories (737,000). The latter is 2014's biggest-selling album released this year, as Frozen, Beyonce and Pure Heroine came out in 2013."
As seen Taylor Swift has been practically everywhere promoting this album, which is clearly paying off.
She was recently booked to headline the forthcoming "Dick Clark's Rockin Eve with Ryan Seacrest," which will air on ABC welcoming 2015.