The latest Canadian sales and streaming figures from MRC/Nielsen Canada came in on schedule last night. Here’s how the recorded music landscape shapes up this week.
- Total album sales, -35.9%
- CD sales, -51.7% (we may not see 3 million units sold for the entire year)
- Digital albums, -19.9%
- Digital tracks, -26.0%
- Vinyl LPs, -16.7%
- On-demand audio streams, +16.4%
Rough numbers to be sure, thanks to the pandemic.
- Total album sales, =4.2%
- CD sales, -7.5%
- Digital albums, +6.9%
- Digital tracks, -0.7%
- Vinyl LPs, 16.6%
- On-demand audio streams, -0.4% (1.730 million streams in the country last week)