Last week, I wrote about 2014’s lack of platinum records, and the sad state of music sales nowadays. I suggested that maybe some new releases coming from Taylor Swift and One Direction might just come and save the year for us.
Well, it looks like Miss T. Swift may have kept her promise, and quickly! All sources are predicting that her album, 1989, that was released on October 27, 2014 in the US will be achieving platinum status within its first week on the shelves.
The official SoundScan report is expected November 5, so we’ll have to wait before we start celebrating. But, I think this finally gives us some serious hope. It sounds really weird to say – for me at least – but, I am so happy for Taylor Swift. I seriously dread the day we’re without music sales.
If you want to read more, check out this article in Newsweek.