Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 18 July 2022

We’re at the point of the year when everything that needed to be out for summer is out. All that’s left to see if this year’s releases boost sales for the rest of the quarter. Here are this week’s Canadian sales and streaming stats courtesy of Luminate.

Year-over-year numbers.

  • Total album sales, -10.5%
  • CD sales, -4.3%
  • Digital albums, -20.1%
  • Digital tracks, -19.0%
  • Vinyl LPs, -1.5%
  • On-demand audio streams, +13.4%

Week-over-week numbers

  • Total album sales, +5.1%
  • CD sales, +14.0%
  • Digital albums, -3.9%
  • Digital tracks, -2.7%
  • Vinyl LPs, +4.8%
  • On-demand audio streams, +1.2% (2.347 billion streams in the country last week)

Last week’s 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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