Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats: 28 November 2022

A little more than month left in the fiscal year for the recorded music industry. We’re getting a clearer idea of where 2022 will end up. Let’s start with comparing last week to the same week in 2022.

  • Total albums sales -12.1%
  • CD sales, -10.1%
  • Digital albums, -18.4%
  • Digital tracks, -16.9%
  • Vinyl LPs, –3.1%
  • On-demand audio streams, +13.5%

Here are the numbers from last week compared to the week before.

  • Total album sales, +11.7%
  • CD sales, +12.3%
  • Digital albums, +19.9%
  • Digital tracks, -0.7%
  • Vinyl LPs, +19.9%
  • On-demand audio streams, +0.7% (2.251 billion streams in the country last week)

All figures courtesy of Luminate. Last week’s 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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