September 16, 2021
Alongside record highs globally.
US vinyl sales continued to soar in the first half of 2021, according to the RIAA’s mid-year report.
The format accounted for $467 million in revenue between January through June 2021.
RIAA’s report also makes note of the substantially large number of closures in 2020 versus 2021, as well as differing Record Store Day drop dates between the two years.
Vinyl accounted for over 66% of physical format sales.