Vinyl sales were up in 2009, way up, according end-of-year US music sales figures by Nielsen Soundscan:
The top-selling artists on vinyl in 2009 were:
Whether it's a fad, nostalgia or a long-term trend - vinyl sales actually grew at twice the rate of digital album sales. Digital album sales grew 16% in 2009, vs 33% for vinyl.
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