…..biggest selling records of the millennium announced
On the eve of Record Store Day, an avalanche of statistics heralding the universal growth of vinyl sales have been announced. Worldwide recording industry watchdog IFPI kicked things off with the news that vinyl sales rose a staggering 54.7% across the board in 2014, to a combined value of US$346.8 million. Unsurprisingly it’s a rise felt most keenly in the United States where the market is worth over half that at US$181.6 million, up 52.8% in 2014.
The report also charts the overall rise of vinyl sales across the world’s ten main markets, with Australia and Japan leading the way in terms of growth. The UK saw a 60% rise in vinyl sales year on year in 2014. Check out the table below:
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