Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 10 October 2022

A bit late–hey, yesterday was Thanksgiving, so it can be forgiven–but here we are with the weekly recorded music industry sales stats courtesy Luminate.

Year-over-year trending:

  • Total album sales, -10.8%
  • CD sales, -6.5%
  • Digital albums, -18.4%
  • Digital tracks, -17.1%
  • Vinyl LPs, -6.5%
  • On-demand audio streams, +13.7%

Week-over-week comparisons:

  • Total album sales, +2.0%
  • CD sales, -1.3%
  • Digital albums, +1.4%
  • Digital tracks, -3.4%
  • Vinyl LPs, +10.4%
  • On-demand audio streams, +1.6% (2.455 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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