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Taylor Swift wins SoundScan award for 'Speak Now'

Taylor Swift has been given the Neilsen SoundScan award for having the best-selling debut week by a female country artist for her album 'Speak Now'. 

First week sales for Swift's third album hit 1,047,000, which has made it the highest selling debut week for a female country artist ever and on January 29, she tweeted:

"We all got dressed up and went to a party tonight where lots of wonderful people gave me and my producer Nathan shiny plaques-We high fived."

"To anyone who welcomed Speak Now into your life, you're the reason we got to celebrate tonight. Thankyouthankyouthankyouuuu."

Watch her video for 'Back To December' here:


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