Vinyl Record Sales Hit a Modern-Era High in 2012

Vinyl Record Sales Hit a Modern-Era High in 2012

The numbers are in and it looks like 2012 was yet another big year for vinyl. The format proved itself to be alive and well last year with a modern-era high of 4.6 million sold. This is a 17.7 percent rise since 2011 and it’s reportedly due mainly to rock records sold at independent retailers.

Check out the graph above for a greater sense of vinyl sales over the last 20 years.

[via DigitalMusicNews]

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