From Joe Friday & Yeager's Sweet Love, from Krispy Kreme @ Penn and Memorial on Valentine's Day 2013.
New SoundScan data shows that Taylor Swift scored the second-biggest selling album of 2012 with Red. The 15-track collection sold 3.11 million copies last year, making it the fourth time T has had an album listed among the top three best-sellers of the year.
The new data also shows that 2012 was a record-breaking year for country music, as five country albums are among 2012’s top 10 sellers. Previously, no more than four country albums ranked among the top 10.
The Top 10 Best Selling Albums of 2012:
1.Adele’s 21 (4.41 million sold)
2.Taylor Swift’s Red (3.11m)
3.One Direction’s Up All Night (1.62m)
4.Mumford & Son’s Babel (1.46m)
5.One Direction’s Take Me Home (1.34m)
6.Justin Bieber’s Believe (1.34m)
7.Carrie Underwood’s Blown Away (1.2m)
8.Luke Bryan’s Tailgates & Tanlines (1.1m)
9.Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee (1.07m)
10.Jason Aldean’s Night Train (1.02m)