As the industry’s core legacy product, consumption of the long playing album is possibly the most vulnerable to the changes required of us during the Covid-19 crisis.
Sure enough the numbers this week make for some rather grim reading. The artists albums market is down 7.3% week on week to a just 1,557,107 units. Physical sales fell 12.2%, downloads by 6.6% and streams by 6.6%, with the streaming share now standing at 79.32% of the total.
The compilations sector, ...
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