Taylor Swift Named Top-Selling Digital Artist in History

Taylor Swift has become the top-selling digital artist in history, with more than 24.3 million tracks sold to date, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Two of Swift’s singles, “You Belong With Me” and “Love Story,” were also the first and second most-played songs of 2009, respectively. Swift also earned the top position on Nielsen SoundScan’s all-format 2009 Top 10 artist airplay chart (with over 1.29 million song detections) and the Top 10 artist Internet streams chart (with more than 46 million plays). As previously announced, Swift’s 2008 album, Fearless, was the top-selling album of 2009.