Music History

Weekly Canadian music sales and streaming stats (31 July 2023)

The Luminate data came late this week–Thursday night instead of late Monday–but at least it got here. We begin with comparisons between last week and the same week in 2022.

  • Total album sales,-3.8%
  • CD sales, -8.2%
  • Digital albums, -12.6%
  • Digital tracks, -11.0%
  • Vinyl LPs, -1.1%
  • On-demand audio streams, +15.7%

This next comparison is between last week and the week before.

  • Total album sales, +7.9%
  • CD sales, +18.8%
  • Digital albums, +2.7%
  • Digital tracks,+0.9%
  • Vinyl LPs, -1.1%
  • On-demand audio streams, -0.7% 2.508 billion streams in the country last wee)

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