Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 26 September 2022

Sorry this is a bit late but I got behind on posting whilst on vacation here in Asia. But better later than never, right?

Year-over-year statistics:

  • Total album sales, -10.9%
  • CD sales, -5.5%
  • Digital albums, -18.4%
  • Digital tracks, -17.1%
  • Vinyl albums, -3.7%
  • On-demand audio streams, +13.7%

Week-over-week numbers

  • Total album sales, -1.9%
  • CD sales, -7.0%
  • Digital albums, +1.2%
  • Digital tracks, -2.3%
  • Vinyl LPs, +5.9%
  • On-demand audio streams, 0.0% (2.239 billion streams in the country last week)

All figures courtesy Luminate. Last weeks Canadian music sales

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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