I should have posted this last night when the email arrived, but I was too busy watching Family Guy. Here’s the latest update on how the Canadian recorded music industry is going this week, starting with year-over-year comparisons.
- Total album sales, -11.0%
- CD sales, -15.7%
- Digital albums, -21.1%
- Digital tracks, -25.8%
- Vinyl LPs, +60.9% (!!!)
- On-demand audio streams, +15.1%
Now let’s look at things compared to the previous week.
- Total album sales, -33.4%
- CD sales, -55.3%
- Digital albums, -2.4%
- Digital tracks, 0.0%
- Vinyl LPs, -17.4%
- On-demand audio streams, +1.0% (1.878 billion streams in the country last week)
Have a look at last week’s sales here.