Beatles, Pink Floyd, and David Bowie Increase Vinyl Sales by 15 Percent

Beatles, Pink Floyd, and David Bowie Increase Vinyl Sales by 15 Percent

During 2018, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, David Bowie and other classic rock acts helped grow vinyl sales by 15% according to Nielsen Music.

Nearly 16.8 million vinyl albums were sold last year, showing an increase of 14.6%. This is the highest figure of the era and the 13th consecutive year of growth. Meanwhile, digital album sales were lower with a 20.7%  drop.

The best-selling vinyl title was the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack, with Michael Jackson, Fleetwood Mac, the Beatles and Prince coming in next. But The Beatles were the best-selling artists on vinyl, with three albums: Abbey Road, the White Album and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band all in the Top 15. They were followed by Pink Floyd, Bowie, Panic! At the Disco and Fleetwood Mac.

Read the full story on Ultimate Classic Rock.

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