Music Sales Slumping Despite Growing Popularity In Vinyl
Music sales declined overall again in 2014 but vinyl sales continued to boom.By Ben Lawson | January 3, 2015
2014 could have gone better for the music industry.
According to Nielsen Soundscan data, paid downloads for albums were down nine percent in 2014, and song downloads were down 12 percent.
Music streaming continues to rise, however, increasing from 106 billion songs streamed in 2013 to 164 billion in 2014.