Taylor Swift's 'Red' Stays on Top of Billboard 200

The 'Begin Again' singer still reigns supreme at the Billboard 200 chart this week with her million-selling album 'Red' while rapper Meek Mill's 'Dreams and Nightmares' lands at no. 2.

AceShowbiz - After breaking record sales last week, %cTaylor Swift%'s newest album "Red" still stays atop the Billboard 200 chart in its second week as it pulls in sales of 344,000 more copies. The number adds to the album's already impressive selling number of 1.208 million copies, which is the largest sales for an album in its debut week since 2002.

"Red" also becomes the second-biggest selling record of the year with 1.553 million sold so far and pushes %cOne Direction%'s "Up All Night" to third spot with 1.331 million in total sales. Still ruling as 2012's biggest seller, however, is %cAdele%'s "21" with 4.132 million.

Following Swift's chart topper is rapper %cMeek Mill%'s debut set "Dreams and Nightmares" which reels in approximately 165,000 in sales while another hip hop star, %cKendrick Lamar%, occupies the fifth spot also with his debut album "good kid, m.A.A.d city" which sells 63,000 copies.

The third place goes to %cRod Stewart% with "Merry Christmas, Baby" which has 88,000 copies sold and the other spot on the top 5 belongs to %cJason Aldean%'s "Night Train" with 71,000 in sales.

Country musicians hold the 6th and 7th ranks with country king %cToby Keith%'s "Hope on the Rocks" selling 48,000 records and %cMumford & Sons%'s "Babel" hitting 44,000 this week.

"Psychedelic Pill", the second top-10 set this year from artist %cNeil Young% & Crazy Horses, gets in at No.8 with 34,000 records sold while the "Dreams of Fireflies (On a Christmas Night)" from %cTrans-Siberian Orchestra% lands at No.9 with 32,000.

Claiming the last spot of the top 10 is %cLittle Big Town%'s "Tornado" as it whirls in 29,000 copies. The album pulls in more sales with the group's recent appearance and single of the year win at the CMT Awards.

  1. %cTaylor Swift% - "Red" (344,000)
  2. %cMeek Mill% - "Dreams and Nightmares" (165,000)
  3. %cRod Stewart% - "Merry Christmas, Baby" (88,000)
  4. %cJason Aldean% - "Night Train" (71,000)
  5. %cKendrick Lamar% - "good kid, m.A.A.d city" (63,000)
  6. %cToby Keith% - "Hope on the Rocks" (48,000)
  7. %cMumford & Sons% - "Babel" (44,000)
  8. %cNeil Young% & Crazy Horses - "Psychedelic Pill" (34,000)
  9. %cTrans-Siberian Orchestra% - "Dreams of Fireflies (On a Christmas Night) EP" (32,000)
  10. %cLittle Big Town% - "Tornado" (29,000)

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