Taylor Swift’s ‘Red’ is poised to return to the top of the Billboard 200

12.08.12 5 years ago

Taylor Swift”s “Red” returns to the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 after a several-week hiatus.

The set by the superstar is set to sell between 155,000 and 165,000 copies, giving it a good lead over Wiz Khalifa”s “O.N.I.F.C.,” which will likely debut at No. 2 if the rapper can hold off a charge from Rod Stewart”s “Merry Christmas Baby.” Both are projected to move between 135,000 and 145,000 units, according to Hits Daily Double.

In addition to Khalifa, the only other debut in the Top 10 will come from Ke$ha, whose “Warrior” will likely bow at No. 6 with sales of up to 90,000 copies.

Holiday titles continue to dominate the Top 10: Michael Buble”s “Christmas” is No. 4,  Blake Shelton”s “Cheers, It”s Christmas” is No. 7 and Lady Antebellum”s “On This Winter”s Night” is No. 8.

As far as the rest of the Top 10, One Direction”s “Take Me Home” will be at No. 5, this week”s No. 1, Alicia Keys” “Girl On Fire,” will slide to No. 9 and “American Idol”s” Phillip Phillips” “Word From The Side Of The Moon” is No. 10.

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