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Vinyl Sales Top Streaming Services in New Report

A new report from Josh Friedlander at the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) reveals that through mid-2015, vinyl sales are outperforming a number of streaming services. In fact, according to stats, vinyl sales have gone up 52% since the last report by the RIAA. They've surpassed YouTube and Vevo among others.

A full report shows that track sales still dominate over album sales and vinyl accounts for 30% of all physical shipments.

Check out this statistics below for vinyl sales.


Read the full report here. More data shows the changes between last year and this past season with CD sales. Meanwhile, streaming services are not hurting.

According to the report, “SoundExchange distributions grew 20% to $387 million, an all-time high for the first half of the year. On-demand ad-supported streaming grew 27% y-o-y to $163 million for the period, also an all- time high for the first half of the year.”

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