It’s Tuesday, so that must mean it’s time to look at how Canadian music sales and streaming are doing. We begin as usual with the year-over-year numbers. Keep in mind that January is traditionally a very slow month.
- Total album sales, -26.0%
- CD sales, -50.4%
- Digital albums, -11.5%
- Digital tracks, -26.7%
- Vinyl LPs, +13%
- On-demand audio streams, +8.9%
Now here are the week-over-week numbers.
- Total album sales, -3.4%
- CD sales, +2.2%
- Digital albums, +5.3%
- Digital tracks, +1.7%
- Vinyl LPs, -28.7%
- On-demand audio streams, +5.8% (1.723 billion streams in the country last week)
All figures courtesy Nielsen/MRC, of course.