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Taylor Swift's "Mine" Is #1 at iTunes Within Five Hours

By August 5, 2010

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It didn't take long. Move over Katy Perry and Eminem. "Mine," the first single from Taylor Swift's upcoming album Speak Now, was due for release on August 16, 2010. However, online leaks prompted her label to rush the release 12 days early. Now, within about five hours of official availability Taylor Swift has roared to #1 on the iTunes digital download chart. The sound is classic in the mode of "Love Story," so it shouldn't take long for "Mine" to roll up the pop radio airplay chart as well. Speak Now is arguably the music industry's most eagerly awaited release for the rest of 2010. It is due in stores October 25, 2010 with first week sales expected in the 750,000 and above range. Taylor Swift's last album Fearless was the biggest selling album of 2009. For now, check out a snippet of "Mine" below.

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Single cover courtesy Big Machine Records


August 6, 2010 at 10:41 am
(1) val says:

Of course,k everybody loves Ms Adorable/Gorgeous Taylor Swift. Although she jumped to No 1 so quickly, still not the best voice and talent. SORRY that is only my opinion. But she is a wonderful role model as well and very refreshing.

August 6, 2010 at 11:20 am
(2) ayjay says:

I don’t get the whole Taylor Swift thing. Her songs are at best, average. The vocal is weak and she’s not that pretty, but let’s stay by the music: IT’S BORING!

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