US digital track sales decline 2.3% in 2013 - Nielsen SoundScan mid-year report

Brandon Bakshi

The figures from the latest Nielsen Soundscan mid-year report are in and have shown that digital track sales are declining in the US whilst digital album sales continue to grow, albeit at a slower rate than previously.

For the year to date as of June 2013, figures show a 2.3% drop to 682.2 million units compared to 698 million in H1 2012.

Track sales declined 1.34% in Q1 to 356.5 million. In Q2 the decline more than doubled to 3.3%, ...

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