Music Industry

Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 06 March 2023

Every Monday, Luminate has some weekly numbers for the Canadian recorded music industry. Here’s how things are going so far this year compared to the same period in 2022.

  • Total album sales, -6.4%
  • CD sales, -7.0%
  • Digital albums, -15.9%
  • Digital tracks, -7.5%
  • Vinyl LPs, +13.9%
  • On-demand audio streams, +16.6%

These numbers compare last week to the week before.

  • Total album sales, +1.7%
  • CD sales, +3.0%
  • Digital albums, -0.7%
  • Digital tracks, +2.0%
  • Vinyl LPs, +2.9%
  • On-demand audio streams, +2.4% (2.380 billion streams in the country last week).

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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