The biggest album of all time is again in the to 10 of the US Vinyl sales!
No surprise there with the surge of collecting vinyl again – a second life for the old music format. The sales might also be explained by the resent new Estate project “SCREAM” album which put back “THRILLER” in the news with THRILLER 3D and the different album launches across the globe.
|TOP 10 SELLING VINYL ALBUMS OF 2017 IN U.S.|
|1||The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band||72,000|
|2||The Beatles, Abbey Road||66,000|
|3||Soundtrack, Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1||62,000|
|4||Ed Sheeran, ÷ (Divide)||62,000|
|5||Amy Winehouse, Back to Black||58,000|
|6||Prince and the Revolution, Purple Rain (Soundtrack)||58,000|
|7||Bob Marley and The Wailers, Legend: The Best Of…||49,000|
|8||Pink Floyd, The Dark Side of the Moon||54,000|
|9||Soundtrack, La La Land||49,000|
|10||Michael Jackson, Thriller||49,000|
|Source: Nielsen Music, for the tracking period Dec. 30, 2016 through Dec. 28, 2017.|
Cassettes are also having a second life with new albums being released slowly so hoping for Sony and the Estate to re-release Michael Jackson albums in this format! Who knows!