How vinyl stacks up

  • Updated: July 2, 2008 - 8:54 PM

 

990,000

vinyl records sold in the United States last year

1.6 million

projected sales for 2008

45 million

compact discs sold last year

36 percent

increase in new LPs shipped from 2006 to 2007

48 percent

percentage of teens who didn't buy a CD last year

58 percent

percentage of consumers who illegally downloaded music

Sources: Nielsen SoundScan, Recording Industry of America, NPD Group
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