Taylor Swift Knocks Britney Out of Number One Spot
Posted on Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:44 AM PDT

Taylor Swift SwiftBilboard200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Taylor Swift's "Fearless" tops the U.S. album chart this week, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.

Last week's number one, Britney Spears' "Circus" drops to second place.

Swift's Fearless was able to leapfrog Spears with sales of 248,800, while Circus took a tumble from its half-million debut to 200,100.

Spears is followed by Beyonce's "I Am ... Sasha Fierce" at No. 3, Nickelback's "Dark Horse" at No. 4 and the soundtrack to the movie "Twilight" at No. 5.

Rounding out the top ten are Kanye West's "808s & Heartbreak" at No. 6, the compilation CD "Now 29" at No. 7, AC/DC's "Black Ice" at No. 8, the soundtrack to "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" at No. 9 and David Cook's self-titled debut at No. 10.