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Taylor Swift lands 2014's bestselling album in final week of the year

Taylor Swift has ended an amazing 2014 by sliding past the Frozen soundtrack to score the year's bestselling album in America.

The Disney compilation and Swift's 1989 were neck and neck over Christmas, but sales of 326,000 in the past week has given the Love Story singer the edge over the animated stars of Frozen.

It only took Swift nine weeks to chalk up 3.66 million sales, while the soundtrack has been on sale all year. It has shifted 3.53 million copies, according to Nielsen Soundscan.

It's the second time in recent years Swift has scored the U.S.' top-selling album - her 2009 release Fearless was also a bestseller.

After a year of leading the bestsellers, Frozen skated to two, while Sam Smith's In the Lonely Hour, Pentatonix's That's Christmas To Me and the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack rounded out the top five.

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