Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 17 October 2022

The 41st week of 2022 looked like this to the Canadian recorded music industry.

Year-over-year comparisons:

  • Total album sales, -10.7%
  • CD sales, -6.6%
  • Digital album sales, –18.1%
  • Digital tracks, -17.1%
  • Vinyl LPs, -3.4%
  • On-demand audio streams, +13.7%

Comparing last week to the week before:

  • Total album sales, +1.5%
  • CD sales, -1.5%
  • Digital albums, +7.6%
  • Digital tracks, +0.1%
  • Vinyl LPs, -1.8%
  • On-demand audio streams, -2.1% (2.208 billion streams in the country last week)

All figures courtesy Luminate. Last week’s Canadian music sales and streaming stats.

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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