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Vinyl Sales Are Now Almost 9% Of US Album Physical Sales

by Paul Cashmere on July 3, 2015

in News,Noise Pro

Vinyl sales are now almost 9% of all physical album sales in the USA.

New data from Nielsen Music the return to music on vinyl is continuing to increase with vinyl sales for 2015 to June 30, 2015 up 38.4%.

CD sales are down 10% for the year while digital album downloads have steadied with a drop of just 0.1%.

Taylor Swift has the no 1 vinyl album of the year with 33,500 sales for her current album ‘1989’. In total, 5.6 million vinyl albums have been sold in the USA so far this year.

The top 10 vinyl (LP) albums of 2015 to June 30

1. Taylor Swift – 1989 (33,500)
2. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell (31,700)
3. Arctic Monkeys – AM (27,000)
4. Alabama Shakes – Sound & Colour (25,600)
5. Miles Davis – Kind of Blue (23,200)
6. Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour (22,900)
7. Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon (22,600)
8. Soundtrack – Guardians of the Galaxy (22,000)
9. Father John Misty – I Love You Honeybear (21,600)
10. Hozier – Hozier (21,400)

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