Dust Off Your Records, Vinyl Is Making A Comeback!
7 December 2016, 11:19
The format is back, and making a big mark on the music industry.
Good news for those of you who've kept your record collection in pristine condition, vinyl is now very much back in fashion.
For the first time in the UK, vinyl has outsold digital sales.
The figures released by Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) show record sales have brought in over £2.4 million, compared to digital's £2.1m.
Although streaming services are increasingly popular, it appears one of the classic formats of listening to music is not going anywhere anytime soon!
More money was spent on vinyl than downloaded albums in the U.K last week as vinyl's popularity continues to soar. pic.twitter.com/8fKSg43TsN— ERA (@ERALTD) December 5, 2016
Vinyl was first introduced by Columbia Records in 1948, and has slowly been making a comeback in recent years.
Queen's 1981 album 'Greatest Hits' currently holds the top spot for the biggest selling album of all time.
Do you still buy vinyl? Let us know what's in your record collection!