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How Many Albums Will Taylor Swift's "1989" Sell In Its First Week?

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The business of selling albums, typically grim, is looking up this week thanks to one Taylor Alison Swift, America's BFF, whose new album 1989 has crash-landed at retailers like Christmas in October.

Early estimates pegged the album as selling ~800,000 copies in its first week. But after a better-than-expected first day on sale, Billboard updated its forecast, saying industry sources were indicating that 1989 would sell "at least one million copies."

Swift's last two albums, 2012's Red and 2010's Speak Now also sold over one million copies in their first weeks — 1.2 million and 1,047,000, respectively.

Which begs the question, HOW HIGH CAN SHE GO? Make your best guess in the poll below and come back next Wednesday for bragging rights!

  1. How many albums will Taylor Swift's "1989" sell in its first week?

    Big Machine Records.
    850,000 copies
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    850,000 copies
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    1 million copies
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    1 million copies
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    1.1 million copies
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    1.1 million copies
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    1.2 million copies
    ThinkStock.
    1.2 million copies
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    1.5 million copies
    ThinkStock.
    1.5 million copies
    ThinkStock.
    2 MILLLLION COPIE$$$
    ThinkStock.
    2 MILLLLION COPIE$$$
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How Many Albums Will Taylor Swift's "1989" Sell In Its First Week?

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How many albums will Taylor Swift's "1989" sell in its first week?
  1. 850,000 copies
     
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    850,000 copies
  2. 1 million copies
     
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    1 million copies
  3. 1.1 million copies
     
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    1.1 million copies
  4. 1.2 million copies
     
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    1.2 million copies
  5. 1.5 million copies
     
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    1.5 million copies
  6. 2 MILLLLION COPIE$$$
     
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    2 MILLLLION COPIE$$$

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