Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 06 June 2022

Just ahead of the start of Canadian Music Week where the industry gathers in Toronto to discuss the state of the industry, here’s a check-up on what’s happening with recorded music this week.

Year-over-year stats:

  • Total album sales, -10.7%
  • CD sales, -3.3%
  • Digital albums, -22.1%
  • Digital tracks, -20.3%
  • Vinyl LPs, +0.9%
  • On-demand audio streams, +13.2%

Week-over-week stats:

  • Total album sales, -2.0%
  • CD sales, +8.0%
  • Digital albums, -7.1%
  • Digital tracks, -0.3%
  • Vinyl LPs, -15.8%
  • On-demand audio streams, +1.8% (2.202 billion streams in the country last week)

All figures courtesy Luminate.

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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