Vinyl Takes the Edge Over CDs
CD sales jumpedfrom 40.2 million units in 2020 to 40.6million in 2021, the first time such sales have increased year overyear since 2004.
Making even bigger waves were vinyl albums.
Vinyl sales volume jumped 50.4% in 2021, with 41.7 million units sold. Thismakes it the first time in MRC's 30-year tracking history that sales of vinylalbums outpaced that of CDs