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Jan072011

Taylor Swift Bestselling Artist of 2010; Garth Brooks Best Since 1991

Photo Courtesy - Big Machine Records(NEW YORK) -- The year-end numbers are out from Nielsen Soundscan and Billboard, and Taylor Swift is the best-selling artist of 2010.

Swift sold 4.47 million albums in the past year, besting second-place Eminem by more than 100,000 units.  Her album Speak Now was also the best-selling Internet album for 2010.

Nielsen Soundscan began tracking album sales digitally in 1991 and has released stats on album sales since then.  Garth Brooks still comes out as the biggest selling artist of the Soundscan era, with more than 68.5 million albums sold.

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