According to publisher Gallery Books, The Woman in Me by Britney Spears has sold a total of 1.1 million copies through its first week on sale in the U.S. The combined sales figure includes preorders, sales of print books, e-books, and audiobooks formats. The book sold 418,000 print copies through outlets that report to Circana BookScan.
The audiobook, read by Michelle Williams with an introduction by Britney Spears, is the fastest selling in the Gallery's history, the publisher said. Gallery has gone back to press for a fourth printing of the book, bringing the number of hardcover copies of the memoir in print to more than 1.4 million.
The Woman in Me is published by Simon & Schuster in the U.K., Australia, Canada, and India, and is S&S UK's biggest ever week-one sale across formats in its history. The book has been published in 26 languages and territories, with an estimated 2.4 million copies in print globally.
Per Gallery senior v-p and publisher Jennifer Bergstrom, The Woman in Me "is selling in extraordinary numbers across all editions worldwide, and we expect strong sales to continue throughout the holiday season and beyond."