Taylor Swift’s Folklore becomes first album of 2020 to sell a million copies after returning to top of Billboard 200
Her album Lover was the only one to reach a million sales in 2019.
And now Taylor Swift has done it again, with Folklore becoming the first album to sell a million copies in 2020, Billboard.com reported.
The pop superstar’s most recent collection of songs returned to the top of the Billboard 200 chart on Sunday as sales last week pushed it past the milestone.
Milestone: Taylor Swift’s Folklore is the first album to sell a million copies in 2020, Billboard.com reported, after it returned to the top of the Billboard 200 on Sunday
Folklore is also 30-year-old Swift’s ninth album in her career to sell at least one million copies.
In addition to Folklore and Lover, the albums are her 2006 self-titled release, 2007’s The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection, 2008’s Fearless, 2010’s Speak Now, 2012’s Red, 2014’s 1989, and 2017’s Reputation.
A week ago, Swift started once again selling signed CDs of Folklore at $25 a pop on her online store.
Pleased her fans: A week ago, Swift started once again selling signed CDs of Folklore at $25 a pop on her online store which likely helped boost sales
Personal touch: On Twitter, she joked with fans that some of them might get a little extra with their purchase, such as cat hair and white wine aromas
On Twitter, she joked with fans that some of them might get a little extra with their purchase.
‘Along with the signed cd, some lucky purchasers of these items may even receive complimentary cat hair stuck inside the pages,’ she tweeted along with a photo of CD booklets and one of her cats.
The singer and songwriter is dotty about her pet kitties, who are named Meredith Grey, Olivia Benson and Benjamin Button.
Swift also shared that there might be ‘the aromatic scent of white wine’ in the package because she occasionally spilled her glass during this round of autographs.
Hitmaker: Swift’s album Lover was the only one to reach a million sales in 2019. Her other million-selling albums are 2006 self-titled release, The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection, Fearless, Speak Now, Red, 1989 and Reputation