Music Industry

Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 26 February 2023

Another weekly report from Luminate about where the Canadian record music industry stands.

Year-over-year comparisons:

  • Total album sales, -6.8%
  • CD sales, -6.7%
  • Digital albums, -16.9%
  • Digital tracks, -7.7%
  • Vinyl LPs, +13.2% (Nice!)
  • On-demand audio streams, +16.9%

And now let’s compare last week with the week before:

  • Total album sales, +0.3%
  • CD sales, -1.9%
  • Digital albums, +10.2%
  • Digital tracks, -4.2%
  • Vinyl LPs, -9.3%
  • On-demand audio streams, -4.2% (2.325 billion streams in the country last week)

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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