Music Industry

Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats, 12 June 2023

As we head toward the halfway mark of 2023, let’s check on the progress of the Canadian record music industry. We’ll start by comparing last week to the same week in 2022.

  • Total album sales, -4.5%
  • CD sales, -7.1%
  • Digital album sales, -12.8%
  • Digital track sales, -10.3%
  • Vinyl LPs, +17.6%
  • On-demand audio streams,

This next list compares last week to the week before.

  • Total album sales, +20.6%
  • CD sales, +20.9%
  • Digital album sales, +16.7%
  • Digital track sales, +1.2%
  • Vinyl LPs, +26.2%
  • On-demand audio streams, -0.9% (2.541 billion streams in the country last week)

All figures courtesy Luminate.

Alan Cross

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