Music Industry

Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 05 June 2023

The first third of 2023 is already in the books. This is where things stand with the Canadian recorded music industry, comparing last week with the same week in 2022.

  • Total album sales, -5.5%
  • CD sales, -8.8%
  • Digital albums, -13.0%
  • Digital tracks, -10.1%
  • Vinyl LPs, +16.2%
  • On-demand audio streams, +15.9%

This compares last week to the week before.

  • Total album sales, -15.2%
  • CD sales, -14.5%
  • Digital albums, -12.7%
  • Digital tracks, -5.8%
  • Vinyl LPs, -19.9%
  • On-demand audio streams, +3.2% (2.563 billion streams in the country last week, close to an all-time record)

All figures courtesy Luminate.

Alan Cross

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