The rock genre was the most popular genre of 2013 in the UK in terms of albums despite the five best-selling LPs of the year coming from pop acts.
Despite Now! 86, 85 and 84 topping the best-selling albums chart followed by One Direction’s Midnight Memories and Emeli Sandé’s Our Version Of Events, new rock releases and catalogue ensured the genre claimed a third of UK LP sales last year.
A BPI annual survery based on Official Charts Company figures ...
Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.
Sign up for your free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music in print and 24/7 online. With both the print and digital edition you will be able to enjoy the whole Premium experience of a subscription to Music Week - absolutely free.Start your free trial