Last week, Taylor Swift earned the bizarre distinction of selling
Certainly, this is an apt time for these ‘records’ to surface. The holidays are over, and January is often the least-prioritized period by labels. But is the quick succession of nadirs a sign of a sharper album drop ahead? On the week, overall album sales dropped 15 percent year-over-year, and cumulative annual sales of 10.3 million are already tracking 11 percent below the comparable tally in 2010.