Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 08 November 2021

Time for our weekly look at what’s going on with sales and streaming in Canada. Let’s begin with comparing where we are today vs. where things were on this week one year ago.

  • Total albums sales, -12.5%
  • CD sales, -6.7%
  • Digital albums, -27.3%
  • Digital tracks, -25.6%
  • Vinyl LPs, +33.5%
  • On-demand audio streams, +12.4%

This is the way things look comparing last week to the week before.

  • Total album sales, +9.9%
  • CD sales, _8.5%
  • Digital albums, +13.4%
  • Digital tracks, -2.9%
  • Vinyl LPs, +6.3%
  • On-demand audio streams, -0.2% (1.989 billion streams in the country last week)

All data from MRC.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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