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Swift sells more than a million copies of 'Speak Now'

Taylor Swift fans have spoken - more than a million times.

The country-pop superstar sold more than 1 million copies of her new album "Speak Now" to debut at the top of the Billboard album chart this week. Billboard.com said Wednesday that it's the biggest debut since 50 Cent's "The Massacre" five years ago, The Associated Press reports.

"I... Can't... Believe... This... You guys have absolutely lit up my world. Thank you," Swift tweeted Wednesday morning.

According to Nielsen SoundScan figures, "Speak Now" sold 1,047,000 copies since it was released last week. That's slightly higher than the 1,006,000 posted by Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III" in 2008.

Craig Marks, the editor of Billboard, said that Swift's feat solidified her status as one of pop's most important and influential music superstars.

"What she did now, maybe it's the equivalent of selling 2 million records, or even more, a half a dozen years ago," he said.

"Speak Now" is only the 20-year-old's third album.

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