Music Industry

Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 15 May 2023

Another Monday night and Luminate has provided an update on what’s happening with the Canadian record music industry in 2023. We start with comparing last week to the same week last year.

  • Total album sales, -4.8%
  • CD sales, 0.0%
  • Digital albums, -12.6%
  • Digital tracks, -9.8%
  • Vinyl LPs, +16.9%
  • On-demand audio streams, +15.9%

This is last week compared to the week before:

  • Total album sales, -2.4%
  • CD sales, -1.9%
  • Digital albums, -1.0%
  • Digital tracks, -9.0%
  • Vinyl LPs, -5.6%
  • On-demand audio streams, +1.8% (2.807 billion streams in the country, an all-time high)

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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