Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 04 July 2022

This week’s report from Luminate wraps things up for the first half of 2022. Where are we at the halfway mark compared to this point last year?

  • Total album sales, -10.4%
  • CD sales, -3.5%
  • Digital albums, -21.1%
  • Digital tracks, -19.4%
  • Vinyl LPs, -0.3%
  • On-demand audio streaming, +13.5%

And here’s how things tracked week-to-week.

  • Total album sales, +14.1%
  • CD sales, +6.6%
  • Digital albums, +13.2%
  • Digital tracks, +2.7%
  • Vinyl LPs, +33.3%
  • On-demand audio streaming, +0.3% (2.411 billion streams in the country last week)

All figures courtesy Luminate.

Last weeks stats

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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