Vinyl Sales on the Up…

The 11th June 2009 L.A Times reports…

The resurgent vinyl market isn't showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, recent figures released by Nielsen SoundScan indicate that overall U.S. vinyl sales will once again set a benchmark in 2009, with sales up 50% through the first five months of the year.

SoundScan predicts vinyl sales will reach 2.8 million units in 2009, up from 1.9 million in 2008, a record since SoundScan began tracking sales data in 1991. Already in 2009, vinyl sales have topped 1 million. At this point last year, vinyl sales stood at 701,000 copies.

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http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2009/06/vinyl-sales-to-hit-an other-high-point-in-2009.html

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