Music Mojo

recordplayerThe Friday File: Americans bought 257 million albums last year of which a surprising 9.2 million were vinyl. Individual song sales totaled 1.1 billion, while streamed songs totaled 164 billion! Purchases of albums and individual songs fell about 10%, vinyl sales rose 52%, while streaming grew 54%. The top selling album, “1989” by Taylor Swift at 3.66 million, and the most popular song, “Happy” by Pharrell Williams at 6.4 million.

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