Music Industry

Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 17 April 2023

Luminate tracks music consumption in countries around the world. Here’s what Canada consumed last week.

Year-over-year comparisons:

  • Total album sales, -5.9% (Add in streaming and downloads: +15.0%)
  • CD sales, -9.2%
  • Digital albums, -13.5%
  • Digital tracks, -8.8%
  • Vinyl LPs, +16.7%
  • On-demand audio streams, +15.8%

Comparing last week to the week before:

  • Total albums sales, -12.0%
  • CD sales, -17.6%
  • Digital albums, -10.9%
  • Digital tracks, -3.0%
  • Vinyl LPs, -19.6%
  • On-demand audio streams, -0.8% (2.433 billion streams in the country last week)

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