For all its musical softness, “Folklore” seems to have landed with a thud that reverberates to this day. Billboard reported Sunday that the album has become the first to sell a million copies in the United States this year. It has also returned to the top of the Billboard 200 chart for an eighth non-consecutive week.
These feats aren’t out of character for Swift. “Folklore,” her eighth studio album, follows in the footsteps of last year’s “Lover,” the only 2019 record to sell a million copies stateside. Including “The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection,” released in 2007, nine of the singer’s albums have sold at least a million copies each. According to Billboard, 2008′s “Fearless” continues to reign supreme at a whopping 7.21 million.
But wait, there’s more! Swift has been nominated for favorite female pop/rock artist at the American Music Awards next month and, if she wins for the third