Current versus catalog digital album sales in the United States 2009 to 2015 (in millions)

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2009201020112012201320142015
Current39.144.352.96062.353.852.5
Catalog37.341.950.2575552.650.9

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The statistic above presents data on digital album sales in the United States from 2009 to 2015. In 2009, record companies sold 37.3 million digital albums from their catalogs.
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Release date
January 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
2009 to 2015
Supplementary notes
Current/Catalog definitions: “current” represents albums 18 months or newer; “catalog” 18 months or older (with some considerations for airplay and billboard chart position).
Figures other than for 2014 and 2015 come from previous Nielsen & Billboard reports.

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