With the holiday season in full swing, Big Machine’s Taylor Swift climbed back on top of the HITS Album sales chart, with 255k in sales, up 27% over last week, bringing her total to more than 2.6 million.
That was enough to knock down Susan Boyle from #1 down to #2, with 251k for a total of 1.65 million.
Epic’s posthumous Michael Jackson album, Michael, debuts at #3, with 225k, followed by, Jackie Evancho (#4) and the Glee Cast Christmas album (#5).
R. Kelly album, Love Letter, is the other Top 10 newcomer, bowing at #6, along with Bad Boy/ Interscope’s Diddy Dirty Money release, Last Train to Paris, which enters at #10.
YM/Cash Money/Universal Motown’s Nicki Minaj (#7), Atlantic’s Kid Rock (#8) and Columbia’s Glee: The Music Vol. 4 (#9) round out the sales leaders.