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Taylor Swift And Drake Top 2015 Mid-Year Best Selling Albums List

We are now halfway through the year and the list of the best selling albums thus far has been released with Taylor Swift and Drake leading the pack.

In February Drake released his mixtape ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’ and it managed to debut at #1  with 495,000 copies sold. He also managed to break the Spotify stream record and have each song on the mixtape land on the Billboard chart. The only person able to surpass Drake for best selling albums of 2015 is Taylor Swift for her 2014 album ‘1989’.

For the top mid-year best selling albums, Taylor Swift takes the lead with 2,011,00o units (‘1989’) while Drake comes in second with 1,431,000 units (‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’) including streams. Without streams Drake sits at 965,000 units sold while Taylor has moved 1,328,00 units.

Check out the lists of the top best selling albums below.

Equivalent Units (takes streaming into account):

1. Taylor Swift – 1989- 2,011,000

2. Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late – 1,431,000

3. Ed Sheeran – X – 1,428,000

4. Various Artists – Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack – 1,402,000

5. Sam Smith – In the Lonely Hour – 1,296,000

6. Meghan Trainor – Title – 1,209,000

7. Various Artists – Furious 7 Soundtrack – 971,000

8. Maroon 5 – V – 966,000

9. Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint – 825,000

Pure Sales:

1. Taylor Swift – 1989 – 1,328,000

2. Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late – 965,000

3. Sam Smith – In the Lonely Hour – 788,000

4. Ed Sheeran – X – 763,000

5. Soundtrack – Fifty Shades of Grey – 763,000

6. Meghan Trainor – Title – 727,000

7. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly – 627,000

8. Fall Out Boy – American Beauty/American Psycho – 478,000

9. Various Artists – Now 53 – 451,000

10. Josh Groban – Stages – 420,000

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  • Cindy

    I hope that Jewish albino black nigger Drake dies! I know that ugly groupie Megan is gonna block me but whatever! Drake is garbage and worthless and should die!

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