Do you still buy CDs? Time may not be on your side. In 2022, CDs were outsold by VINYL . . . and it’s the first time that happened since 1987 . . . 35 years prior.
Music fans bought more than 41 million units on vinyl, compared to 33 million CDs. Vinyl sales were up 3%, from 40 million units in 2021 . . . while CD sales were down 28%, from 47 million.
The biggest album on vinyl was “Midnights” by Taylor Swift, which moved 945,000 copies. “Harry’s House” by Harry Styles was second, with 480,000.