Music retail holding out for 'iconic' Q4 artists

Andre Paine

Music retail is hoping for a late Q4 surge after a sluggish start to the quarter.

At the most important time of year for physical sales, Music Week research has revealed a lack of momentum for recent album releases.

The seven-week cumulative sales total for the Q4 Top 10 albums to date is 299,050, compared to 528,715 for the same period in 2018 and 732,723 in 2017.

However, several major titles have only just been released (November 22), including albums ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

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

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...