Music Industry

Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 14 Aug 2023

Where are things at with the Canadian recorded music industry this week? Luminate has the figures

Last week compared to the same week in 2022:

  • Total album sales, -4.6%
  • CD sales, -9.6%
  • Digital albums, -12.4%
  • Digital tracks, -10.9%
  • Vinyl LPs, +22.5%
  • On-demand audio streams, +15.6%

Last week compared to the week before:

  • Total album sales, -30.1%
  • CD sales, -49.0%
  • Digital albums, -0.3%
  • Digital tracks, -1.0%
  • Vinyl LPs, -40.4%
  • On-demand audio streams, -2.2% (2.457 billion streams in the country last week_

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