Nielsen/MRC delivered the weekly music stats. Here they are starting with the scary year-over-year figures.
- Total album sales, -34.4%
- CD sales, -49.5%
- Digital albums, -19.6%
- Digital tracks, -25.9%
- Vinyl LPs, -10.7%
- On-demand audio streams, +16.1%
A more granular view of things are the week-to-week numbers.
- Total album sales, +12.7% (and that does NOT include Black Friday sales on, you know, Black Friday itself.)
- CD sales, +16.6%
- Digital albums, -1.5%
- Digital tracks, +2.9%
- Vinyl LPs, +28.6%
- On-demand audio streams, +2.0% (1.765 billion streams in the country last week)