Every year it seems that we talk about the decline in CD sales.Music fans heading to YouTube to listen to music and watch music videos has hurt album sales, according to recently released studies.Google Samsung Unilever Procter and Gamble Adobe Telekom PayPal Otto Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages.The statistic shows annual music album sales in the United States from 2007 to 2016.Social media is now indispensable to the music industry, driving promotion efforts, sales, recognition, and discovery.
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Music recording sales certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped or sold a certain number of copies.As a Statista Premium customer, you receive unlimited access to all statistics at all times.Since their debut album Sad Songs in 2003, The National have had found massive success (in indie music terms) with five great albums in just over a decade of work.
And now, your complete music industry sales summary for the first six months of 2017. Enjoy. At the half-point of 2017, BuzzAngle has released a new report.Additionally, musicians reorient themselves from album sales towards live performances and business deals to boost their incomes.At the same time, digital music revenues, especially from album and single downloads, as well as subscription and streaming services, have been steadily growing in the past years.The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of singles or albums in the United States and elsewhere.Vinyl sales nearly double in 2014, while the compact disc experiences a record low year.It sold 250,000 copies in the US and made top-ten debuts in fourteen countries.RIAA certified 149 Song Awards and 18 Album Awards. U.S. Sales Report.
Music consumers helped digital sales continue their climb, physical sales continue their slow death, and kept vinyl spinning in 2012, according to.Today, music superstars, such as Taylor Swift, who was the highest paid musician in the United States in 2015, have money, coverage in all possible mediums, and power like never before.As the data shows, annual music album sales in the United States have plummeted from 500 million units sold in 2007 to just over 200 million units sold in 2016.When their new album drops, look for it to do big sales and continue the momentum that has already placed them above indie obscurity.