More trends in the music industry: digital and physical

A new Music Industry Connection newsletter noted that RIAA (the Recording Industry Association of America) has released a new report on music industry sales. Interesting bits highlighted in the newsletter include stats such as vinyl sales increasing 8 percent from 2017, CD sales dropping 34 percent, and 75 percent of the industry’s total revenue was from streaming subscriptions.

Here’s the RIAA report, posted in February 2019.

Charts: RIAA

Related: We also posted about music industry data from 2018.


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