Vinyl sales quintupled from 2013 to 2018

2018 marked the 13th consecutive year that vinyl sales have grown, according to Nielsen Music, which has been tracking music sales since 1991. But the record hasn’t just grown for the 13th year in a row—it’s thriving. A new report conducted in accordance with online record shop Norman Music uncovered that vinyl sales quintupled in the period from 2013 to the end of 2018, with 4.2 million records sold in the UK last year.

Research from the British Phonographic Industry also found that cassette tapes are seeing a revival, with nearly 50,000 sold in 2018.

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