Music Industry

Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 13 March 13, 2023

Here’s where the Canadian recorded music industry is at this point in 2023. Let’s compare last week to the same week 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, +2.4%

Now this is how things looked last week compared 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)

All figures courtesy Luminate.

Last weeks Canadian music sales and streaming stats

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