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    6 Nov 2014

    Britney Spears' Fans Are Very Happy Taylor Swift Didn't Beat Her First Week Sales Record

    Oops! ... She did it again.

    Remember Britney's album Oops! ... I Did It Again? When it debuted in 2000, it sold 1,325,311 in its first week, the highest debut for a female artist.

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    There were reports that Taylor's 1989 album was set to dethrone Britney after her 14 year reign.

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    Well, it didn't happen. Taylor sold 1,316,427, missing Britney by only 8,884 albums.

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    Meanwhile, the Britney Army has taken to the Internet to rejoice.

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    It's not even the first time it's been thought that Taylor might beat Britney's record. In 2012, Red became the second highest debut for a female artist when it sold 1.21 million in its first week.

    Here's a triumphant Britney GIF from when Taylor released Red:

    What else is there to say, except "Oops, Britney did it again."

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