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The Top 10 Vinyl Albums Of 2011

[photogallerylink id=72876 align=left]According to a report by Rolling Stone, sales of music on vinyl have set a new record since CD’s began dominating the market in 1991. Nielsen Soundscan data shows that vinyl sales have again increased over the previous year’s sales, though the format only accounts for 3.9 percent of total music sales for the year.

The overall bestselling vinyl album in 2011 was…(drum roll please, Ringo)…

Abbey Road by The Beatles!

And the top 10 vinyl albums of 2011 are:

The top 10 vinyl albums of 2011, according to Nielsen SoundScan:
1. The Beatles – Abbey Road (41,000)
2. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues (29,700)
3. Bon Iver – Bon Iver (27,200)
4. Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More (26,800)
5. Radiohead – The King of Limbs (20,800)
6. Adele – 21 (16,500)
7. Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago (16,200)
8. Wilco – The Whole Love (14,900)
9. The Black Keys – Brothers (14,200)
10. The Black Keys – El Camino (13,800)

So let’s hear from you. Do you still buy vinyl? Why?


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