Canada’s Top Ten Selling Vinyl Records in 2017 Were…

It was another a good year for vinyl in Canada with sales up 22% over 2016. Here are the top ten-selling titles for 2017.

  1. Ed Sheeran, Divide (4,900 copies sold)
  2. Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon (4,000)
  3. The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper (3,900; remember that it was the 50th anniversary of its release)
  4. Various, Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 (3,800)
  5. Kendrick Lamar, DAMN (3,600)
  6. Bob Marley and the Wailers, Legend (3,500)
  7. Arcade Fire, Everything Now (3,000)
  8. Various, La La Land (2,900)
  9. The Beatles, Abbey Road (2,800)
  10. Amy Winehouse, Back to Black (2,700)

(Via Nielsen Canada)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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