Although music streaming services are growing faster than ever, Vinyl sales are also in the rise as they account for about 10 percent of all physical sales. According to a latest report by data tracker BuzzAngle Music, Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 is the bestselling vinyl LP of the year.
On the other hand, Nielsen’s report has revealed that vinyl sales reached an “all-time Nielsen-era high volume” in 2017 with Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack coming behind the Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and Abbey Road.
On the other hand, in its year-end report, eBay has claimed that there has been 24 percent increase in vinyl sales through its marketplace compared to the previous year. According to the report, Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon, followed by Sgt. Pepper’s. Nearly 10,000 records were sold through the site every day.