Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 19 September 2022

These last few months are make-or-break time for the Canadian recorded music industry. Here’s where we sit as of September 19.

Year-over-year numbers:

  • Total album sales, -10.8%
  • CD sales, -6.2%
  • Digital albums, -18.4%
  • Digital tracks, -17.2%
  • Vinyl LPs, -3.6%
  • On-demand audio streams, +13.7

Week-over-week numbers:

  • Total album sales, -0.8%
  • CD sales, +0.6%
  • Digital tracks, -8.5%
  • Digital tracks, -6,2%
  • Vinyl LPs, +13.2%
  • On-demand audio streams, +2.9% (2.238 billion streams in the country last week. That might be a new record.)

All figures via Luminate. Last weeks Weekly 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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