Chart Watch Ep 28, New Releases, USA CD & Vinyl Sales – The Polylined Inner Sleeve Campaign

The Weekly Video Show for Music Fans who love to buy Physical Music

00:00 Introduction
01:38 UK Album Charts Summary
05:34 New Release News
16:07 CD and Vinyl Sales in the USA 2022
21:18 The Polylined Inner Sleeve Campaign For New Vinyl

UK Number 1 – The Lathums : From Nothing To A Little Bit More – UK Number 1 Album 17,937 sales (8,881 CDs, 5,149 vinyl albums, 1,642 cassettes, 1,218 digital downloads and 1,047 sales equivalent streams)
New Releases – Winger – YES – Billy Bragg – Killing Joke – Hanoi Rocks – Blackmore’s Night –

CD and Vinyl Sales – USA 2022
Total physical revenues of $1.7 billion were up 4% versus the prior year. Revenues from vinyl records grew 17% to $1.2 billion – the sixteenth consecutive year of growth – and accounted for 71% of physical format revenues. For the first time since 1987, vinyl albums outsold CDs in units (41 million vs 33 million). After a 2021 rebound versus the Covid impacted 2020, revenues from CDs fell 18% to $483 million in 2022.

The Polylined Inner Sleeve Campaign
Week two of the campaign to have polylined inner sleeves supplied as standard for new vinyl – please add you comments or get in touch via email or messenger as I pull together your thoughts.

Phil Aston | Now Spinning Magazine

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