Taylor Swift is no stranger to setting records, but she may set one this week that she’s surely like to forego: she’s on track to land a No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with the lowest weekly sales tally since the 1991 advent of SoundScan.
As post-holiday sales taper off and we wait for the first true blockbuster release of 2011, we’re left with the remains of the top 2010 sellers as they continue to sell bits and bobs. Swift’s “Speak Now” will likely sell between 55,000-60,000, according to Hits Daily Double. If it sells less than 60,000, it will have the dubious distinction surpassing the “Dreamgirls” soundtrack for selling so little and still landing at No. 1. “Dreamgirls” set that low watermark the week ending 1/14/07.
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