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BPI report reveals drop in album sales for 7th year

News: 5th January 2012 by Louise Dodgson under Finance, Law & Music Business, Record Labels, Selling & Distributing Your Music

Another year rolls by and music sales take another pummelling. The latest stats from the BPI tell the unfortunate story of yet another dip in album sales for the 7th consecutive year. Although there was an increase in download sales on last years figures it was enough to counteract the drop in CD sales so the UK has suffered an overall decline of 5.6% to 113.2 million since 2010. Check out the links below to get stuck into the nitty gritty of the figures and opinions from the industry.

Related Links

http://bpi.co.uk/assets/files/music%20sales%20slip%20in%202011%20but%20digital%20grow%20strongly.pdf

http://musically.com/2012/01/02/with-teeth-some-thoughts-on-the-bpi-2011-sales-report/

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/jan/02/uk-music-sales-decline-2011?CMP=twt_gu

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16382648


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bpi, music sales, download sales, album sales, british phonographic industry

 

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