Monday, 20 November, 2017

Taylor Swift sets 'Reputation' tour dates

Taylor Swift sets 'Reputation' tour dates Taylor Swift sets 'Reputation' tour dates
Hannah Rogers | 15 November, 2017, 01:57

"I don't want you like a best friend / Only bought this dress so you could take it off, take it off", Taylor sings on the track in question.

So basically, when it comes to burning up the Billboard album charts, Taylor Swift is mainly in competition with herself. Now, the numbers are getting even more wild: As Billboard notes, initial sales reports say that Reputation has sold 1.05 million copies in the U.S. in just its first four days of release. Other big debuts include 2014's "1989", 2012's "Red", and 2010's "Speak Now".

Swift reportedly kept "Reputation" off streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify for the first week of release.

This tour will make use of Ticketmaster's Verified Fan program, the groundbreaking if controversial effort with which fans can boost their place in the ticket-buying line (and hopefully beat scalpers) by purchasing albums and merchandise and sharing Swift content on social media.

Swift's 1.05 million US sales of "Reputation" came despite the singer keeping the album from streaming services and gave her the best-selling album of 2017. These lofty sales also push Reputation's numbers past the the previous top-selling album of 2017: Ed Sheeran's ÷, which has sold 919,000 copies as of the week ending November 9th.

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