Vinyl Sales Boomed During Lockdown

As fans sought to expand their collections...

The latest figures for UK vinyl sales show a 10% increase during 2020.

The pandemic forced many to work from home, and to beat lockdown blues it seems music fans turned to vinyl.

A surge in sales for physical formats saw vinyl shelves heaving, with a 10% rise year on year.

It's more than double 2019's increase, and represents the 13th consecutive year of growth since 2020.

Classics by Fleetwood Mac, Nirvana, and Oasis lead the way, while new releases from AC/DC, IDLES, and the Arctic Monkeys live LP all make an appearance in the end-of-year rundown.

Predicted best-selling vinyl albums for 2020 (based on Official Charts Company data)

1. Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
2. Oasis – (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?
3. Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
4. Nirvana – Nevermind
5. Harry Styles – Fine Line
6. Kylie Minogue – Disco
7. AC/DC – Power Up
8. Queen – Greatest Hits
9. Idles – Ultra Mono
10. Arctic Monkeys – Live At The Royal Albert Hall

(via Music Week)

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