Physical album shipments in the U.S. from 1999 to 2018

Physical CD shipments in the United States from 1999 to 2018 (in millions)

Physical album shipments in the U.S. from 1999 to 2018 The statistic above shows annual physical album shipments in the United States from 1999 to 2018. In 2018, 52 million physical albums were sold in the U.S., a significant decrease from the 87.7 million units sold a year earlier.
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Physical CD shipments in the United States from 1999 to 2018 (in millions)

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U.S. album shipments in millions
201852
201787.7
201697.6
2015122.9
2014142.8
2013172.2
2012198.2
2011240.8
2010253
2009292.9
2008368.4
2007511.1
2006619.7
2005705.4
2004767
2003746
2002803.3
2001881.9
2000942.5
1999938.9
U.S. album shipments in millions
201852
201787.7
201697.6
2015122.9
2014142.8
2013172.2
2012198.2
2011240.8
2010253
2009292.9
2008368.4
2007511.1
2006619.7
2005705.4
2004767
2003746
2002803.3
2001881.9
2000942.5
1999938.9
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The statistic above shows annual physical album shipments in the United States from 1999 to 2018. In 2018, 52 million physical albums were sold in the U.S., a significant decrease from the 87.7 million units sold a year earlier.
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