HITS Daily Double

Taylor Swift will land at #1 this week with her fourth consecutive album to debut with over 1m in first-week sales.

  1. *Taylor Swift (Big Machine) 1.32m-1.36m SPS, 1.30m-1.34m Sales
  2. Sam Smith (Capitol) 59-63k, 29-32k
  3. Chris Brown (RCA) 51-54k, 9-11k
  4. Maroon 5 (222/Interscope) 38-41k, 22-25k
  5. Post Malone (Republic) 36-39k, 2-3k
  6. 21 Savage, Offset & Metro Boomin (Slaughter Gang/Epic) 35-38k, 1-2k
  7. Ed Sheeran (Atlantic) 32-35k, 9-11k
  8. Lil Uzi Vert (Generation Now/Atlantic) 29-32k, <1k
  9. Blake Shelton (Warner Bros.) 28-31k, 24-27k
  10. Kenny Chesney (Blue Chair/Columbia Nashville) 28-31k, 27-30k
  11. *Evanescence (BMG) 27-30k, 24-27k
  12. Imagine Dragons (Kidinakorner/Interscope) 26-29k, 8-9k
  13. Now 64 (NOW) 23-26k, 23-26k
  14. Lil Pump (Tha Lights Global/Warner Bros.) 22-25k, <1k
  15. Khalid (Right Hand Music/RCA) 22-25k, 1-2k
  16. Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Interscope) 22-25k, 2-3k
  17. P!nk (RCA) 21-24k, 13-15k
  18. Demi Lovato (Hollywood/Safehouse/Island) 18-21k, 4-5k
  19. Gucci Mane (Atlantic) 17-20k, <1k
  20. Future & Young Thug (Epic/300/Atlantic) 17-20k, <1k


In political news, Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Congress that he forgot to mention his meetings with Russian emissaries prior to the election, but only because his drinking to forget was highly successful.