Humbling statistics for a CD
I peer over lots of data each day in hopes of some
miraculous enlightenment - a new edge or angle, on
the music industry for us indie musicians. Today
I read an article that was both humbling and
According to Soundscan last year:
There were 106,000 albums released in the United
States alone in digital or physical form. Of those
only 10,000 sold more than 1,000 units and only
1,000 albums sold more than 10,000 units. (This
does not include sales at gigs though.)
Wow. There it is readers and fellow musicians.
At least I have a consolation being in the
majority! I have not found this data specifically
for Canada yet but I'm looking.
Peace and respect,