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Haters gonna hate hate hate, but Taylor’s not budging from her No. 1 perch.
The newly-minted “pop” star stayed atop Billboard‘s Hot 100 for a second week with the infectious Shake It Off, selling 355,000 downloads in its second week,according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Sales are down a mere 35% from the upbeat single’s mammoth first-week launch, when it sold 544,000 copies and notched the biggest sales week of any song this year (and the fourth-biggest one-week tally ever), Billboard reports. That’s a staggering 899,000 combined downloads in just two weeks, folks.