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Postby JJeffs » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:09 pm

cabanaboy wrote:I feel like holding this from Apple Music was a mistake. Yes she will still sell bucket loads by at least an Apple Music exclusive would have blown up the numbers even more.
No doubt. However, there has to be a game plan for the weeks to come. If she can sell, say 2m, in week one without any streaming, it makes sense to me to withhold streaming until she needs the streaming assistance.
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Postby MusicRecords » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:09 pm

SO if it sold 800k in an hour (I guess counting the 400k form per orders too).....what are the chances of it selling a million in the first full day alone? :o
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Postby MusicRecords » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:10 pm

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cabanaboy wrote:I feel like holding this from Apple Music was a mistake. Yes she will still sell bucket loads by at least an Apple Music exclusive would have blown up the numbers even more.
No doubt. However, there has to be a game plan for the weeks to come. If she can sell, say 2m, in week one without any streaming, it makes sense to me to withhold streaming until she needs the streaming assistance.
Exactly, the second week will also be very big with streamings :D ....remember how much 1989 was streamed when it got released on Spotify not too long ago, years after it was originally released :o
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Postby JJeffs » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:14 pm

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cabanaboy wrote:I feel like holding this from Apple Music was a mistake. Yes she will still sell bucket loads by at least an Apple Music exclusive would have blown up the numbers even more.
No doubt. However, there has to be a game plan for the weeks to come. If she can sell, say 2m, in week one without any streaming, it makes sense to me to withhold streaming until she needs the streaming assistance.
Exactly, the second week will also be very big with streamings :D ....remember how much 1989 was streamed when it got released on Spotify not too long ago, years after it was originally released :o
I wonder if it'll stream next week, or if they'll do the ticket bundle instead and keep streaming for another week? So many cards could be played in so many different ways, it's masterful.
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Postby BlankSpace » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:16 pm

MusicRecords wrote:SO if it sold 800k in an hour (I guess counting the 400k form per orders too).....what are the chances of it selling a million in the first full day alone? :o
billboard will definitely make it official when the album will pass 1m units
they did it with 25
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Postby BlankSpace » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:18 pm

JJeffs wrote:
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JJeffs wrote:
cabanaboy wrote:I feel like holding this from Apple Music was a mistake. Yes she will still sell bucket loads by at least an Apple Music exclusive would have blown up the numbers even more.
No doubt. However, there has to be a game plan for the weeks to come. If she can sell, say 2m, in week one without any streaming, it makes sense to me to withhold streaming until she needs the streaming assistance.
Exactly, the second week will also be very big with streamings :D ....remember how much 1989 was streamed when it got released on Spotify not too long ago, years after it was originally released :o
I wonder if it'll stream next week, or if they'll do the ticket bundle instead and keep streaming for another week? So many cards could be played in so many different ways, it's masterful.
they promised it'll be away from streaming just for 1 week
it would effect her streaming if she doesn't put on streaming in its 2nd week
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Postby JJeffs » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:18 pm

^ Oh, I didn't know they promised it. Source?
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Postby Biebz » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:19 pm

Loads of stores in the UK haven’t received their shipments for the album. I couldn’t even buy it today :roll: First day sales in the UK won’t be very impressive
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Postby BlueScorpion » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:21 pm

The album release was adapted to each country's time zone or so I heard so I guess it's not out in a few countries.
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Postby MusicRecords » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:22 pm

Biebz wrote:Loads of stores in the UK haven’t received their shipments for the album. I couldn’t even buy it today :roll: First day sales in the UK won’t be very impressive
Any idea when they will be available in stores? :o
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Postby MusicRecords » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:23 pm

BlueScorpion wrote:The album release was adapted to each country's time zone or so I heard so I guess it's not out in a few countries.
I thought it was released everywhere at the same time according to eastern time in the US...
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Postby Britneysdream » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:23 pm

Tbh I don't expect big numbers in the uk I would say around 50k to 70k which is great, and hopefully will be surprised
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Postby BlankSpace » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:24 pm

JJeffs wrote:^ Oh, I didn't know they promised it. Source?
https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/7/16620666/taylor-swift-reputation-album-not-streaming-spotify-apple-music
https://www.engadget.com/2017/11/07/taylor-swift-reputation-streaming/
google TAYLOR SWIFT REPUTATION SPOTIFY
i don't know if it's official or not but it was all over the Internet
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Postby MusicRecords » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:26 pm

Britneysdream wrote:Tbh I don't expect big numbers in the uk I would say around 50k to 70k which is great, and hopefully will be surprised
I'm fine as long as she gets the #1 :lol:
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Postby JJeffs » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:29 pm

BlankSpace wrote:
JJeffs wrote:^ Oh, I didn't know they promised it. Source?
https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/7/16620666/taylor-swift-reputation-album-not-streaming-spotify-apple-music
https://www.engadget.com/2017/11/07/taylor-swift-reputation-streaming/
google TAYLOR SWIFT REPUTATION SPOTIFY
i don't know if it's official or not but it was all over the Internet
I may have missed it, but I don't think either article said anything more than it wouldn't be available during the 1st week (the one even said "at least"). So I'm not sold on it being available next week, or even the week after. Who knows what their plan is, but they're in a good position to withhold it until they need it.
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Postby BlankSpace » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:29 pm

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Britneysdream wrote:Tbh I don't expect big numbers in the uk I would say around 50k to 70k which is great, and hopefully will be surprised
I'm fine as long as she gets the #1 :lol:
1989 did 90k
pink did 73k
i hope she does 70k+
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Postby MusicRecords » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:31 pm

JJeffs wrote:
BlankSpace wrote:
JJeffs wrote:^ Oh, I didn't know they promised it. Source?
https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/7/16620666/taylor-swift-reputation-album-not-streaming-spotify-apple-music
https://www.engadget.com/2017/11/07/taylor-swift-reputation-streaming/
google TAYLOR SWIFT REPUTATION SPOTIFY
i don't know if it's official or not but it was all over the Internet
I may have missed it, but I don't think either article said anything more than it wouldn't be available during the 1st week (the one even said "at least"). So I'm not sold on it being available next week, or even the week after. Who knows what their plan is, but they're in a good position to withhold it until they need it.
Well I hope it's available next week but yes they might just back it up until they feel the need for SPS to help out :lol: but even if they did a ticket bundle next week it would still be hugeeee but who knows

So is the Eminem team really holding back because they dont want to risk Taylor possibly blocking him? :lol: I don't think she will but with a ticket bundle and streaming she has a chance...
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Postby JJeffs » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:37 pm

Britneysdream wrote:Tbh I don't expect big numbers in the uk I would say around 50k to 70k which is great, and hopefully will be surprised
Looking back, 1989 sold about 90k in week 1. Based on how this is rolling out so far today, I think it could match 90k or even exceed it, being the anticipated pop follow-up that it is, but maybe you know something I don't. What has you thinking it'll do 50-70k given 1989's 90k?
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Postby MusicRecords » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:39 pm

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Britneysdream wrote:Tbh I don't expect big numbers in the uk I would say around 50k to 70k which is great, and hopefully will be surprised
Looking back, 1989 sold about 90k in week 1. Based on how this is rolling out so far today, I think it could match 90k or even exceed it, being the anticipated pop follow-up that it is, but maybe you know something I don't. What has you thinking it'll do 50-70k given 1989's 90k?
It won’t reach it if the album shipments don’t get there in time :lol:
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Postby Biebz » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:56 pm

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Biebz wrote:Loads of stores in the UK haven’t received their shipments for the album. I couldn’t even buy it today :roll: First day sales in the UK won’t be very impressive
Any idea when they will be available in stores? :o
Tomorrow so its not a massive deal but she still probably lost out on quite a few sales. I'll be surprised if the first day figures are higher than 1989 (47k)
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Postby ForgottenHero » Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:14 pm

cabanaboy wrote:I feel like holding this from Apple Music was a mistake. Yes she will still sell bucket loads by at least an Apple Music exclusive would have blown up the numbers even more.
Its going on there eventually i dont see the issue with holding it off.

I think it could do 90k in UK , i think big first week sales pretty much everywhere.
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Postby BlueScorpion » Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:17 pm

Here in Portugal they had very few copies on stores, I asked about the magazine edition and they informed me it all sold out in few hours :o
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Postby JJeffs » Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:31 pm

I was hoping to buy the digital album on Amazon, but I only see the singles. Apparently it's only available via iTunes, digitally, for now?
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Postby jpguy » Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:33 pm

Wait what? It's not even up in Google music store and other digital outlets for purchase? Eewwww what is she doing????
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Postby Biebz » Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:34 pm

UK OCC:

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