Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 04 April 2022

This week’s report marks the end of 25% of 2022. Let’s start with the year-over-year numbers.

  • Total album sales, -9.0%
  • CD sales, +1.4%
  • Digital albums, -20.7%
  • Digital tracks, -20.9%
  • Vinyl LPs, -2.6%
  • On-demand audio streams, +12.8%

Now let’s compare last week with the one previous.

  • Total album sales, -14.0%
  • CD sales, -23.2%
  • Digital albums, +9.3%
  • Digital tracks, +4.5%
  • Vinyl LPs, -24.8%
  • On-demand audio streams, 0.0% (2.294 billion streams in the country last week).

All figures courtesy Luminate.xyz

Last week’s stats are here.

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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