Statistics Of Discogs for 2017, the largest music marketplace of vinyl in the world PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 03 August 2017 04:47


Catalog sales (releases 18-month and older) have increased (+11.91%) over last year, but New Release sales have really broken the mold with an astounding increase over 2016 (+123.81%). The most popular format sold so far in 2017 has been vinyl, with an increase in sales year-over-year (+13.92%). However, CDs have seen the most growth in sales (+23.23%).

The Discogs Database has shown growth year-over-year (+8.22%), with a total of 698,301 submissions during the first half of 2017. The highest number of submissions were of the vinyl variety with a total of 318,238 – equal to over 45% of the submissions.

The most popular genres sold in the Discogs Marketplace are Rock, Electronic, and Funk/Soul. However, both Classical (+35.42%) and Blues (+20.95%) genres have seen a large year-over-year increase in sales.

The Most Popular, Most Wanted, Most Collected, and Top Catalog Sales lists all have something in common – ranking number one on each list is Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon.

 

 

Source: Discogs


 
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