Vinyl Record sales climb again in U.S.A. despite physical sales drop – Neilsen

By | January 4th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , |

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Vinyl remains king in 2017…

That big black wheel just keeps on turning… Industry metric stalwart Neilsen (perhaps known best for their television-rating numbers, but also for powering Billboard chart numbers) published their 2017 Year End Music Report for the United States. The report showed that 14.3 million LPs were sold in the U.S. – a nine per cent increase over 2016 – compared to a 19.6 per cent drop in digital album sales, and a 16.5 per cent fall in physical album sales.

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