Music Industry

Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 17 July 2023

Where do things stand with the Canadian recorded music industry this week? Let’s check on the sales and streaming stats courtesy of Luminate.

Comparisons between last week and the same week in 2022:

  • Total album sales, -4.3%
  • CD sales, -8.0%
  • Digital album sales,-12.8%
  • Digital tracks, -10.9%
  • Vinyl LPs,+21.1%
  • On-demand audio streams, +15.7%

And here’s a comparison of last week with the week before.

  • Total album sales, +5.4%
  • CD sales, -3.9%
  • Digital album sales, +8.6%
  • Digital tracks, -0.1%
  • Vinyl LPs, +16.7%
  • On-demand audio streams, +0.8% (2.515 billion streams in the country last week(

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