Music Industry

Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 04 September 2023

Labour Day? Yep. But Luminate was at work compiling Canadian music sales and streaming stats. Here’s what happened last week compared to the week before:

  • Total album sales,-4.9%
  • CD sales, -10.2%
  • Digital album sales, -4.9%
  • Digital track sales, -11.1%
  • Vinyl LPs, +22.3%
  • On-demand audio streams, +15.5%

Moving on: This is last week compared to the same week in 2022.

  • Total album sales, +10.4%
  • CD sales, +15.1%
  • Digital album sales, +12.2%
  • Digital track sales, -0.9%
  • Vinyl LPs, +1.4%
  • On-demand audio streams, +1.1% (2.508 billion streams in the country last week(

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