Fastest-selling vinyl album (USA)
Who
Taylor Swift
What
859,000 unit(s) sold
Where
United States ()
When

Taylor Swift’s (USA) 15th studio album, The Tortured Poets Department (TTPD), sold a modern-era record 859,000 copies on vinyl in the week ending 4 May 2024. The album debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200 after racking up 2.61 million equivalent album units.


Albums by Swift have the four biggest-selling weeks on vinyl in the US, according to data-tracking specialists Luminate. The Tortured Poets Department is followed by 1989 (Taylor’s Version) (693,000 copies in the week ending 11 November 2023), Midnights (575,000 copies in the week ending 5 November 2022) and Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) (268,000 copies in the week ending 22 July 2023). All figures relate to the album’s first week on sale.

Four vinyl editions of The Tortured Poets Department each came with a bonus track, including “The Black Dog” and “The Albatross”.