May 19, 2021
It’s been a long year…
Discogs users have catalogued over 500,000,000 releases, reveals the platform.
With the COVID-19 pandemic increasing the time spent at home, the number of Discogs users cataloging their collection grew by over 40% during 2020, with the total numer of releases listed on the site surpassing 500 million.
Alongside the news, Discogs has also revealed the ‘average’ user’s profile. The typical Discogs user owns 184 items, valued at roughly £2,200, and organises their collection alphabetically. By comparison, the largest personal collection on site clocks in at a staggering 512,279 items.
Some of the most collected albums include Amy Winehouse’s Back to Black, Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories, Nirvana’s Nevermind and Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.
A limited edition of Random Access Memories recently became one of the most expensive items sold on Discogs in March, selling for an eye-watering £1,500.
Head here to read Discogs’ full report.