TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nielsen SoundScan Canada, the entertainment industry's data information system that tracks point-of-purchase sales of recorded music product and Nielsen BDS, the music industry’s leading music performance monitoring service, have announced their 2006 Canadian year-end sales and airplay monitoring data, for the 52-week period January 2, 2006 through December 31, 2006.
OVERALL MUSIC SALES (01/02/06 – 12/31/06)
(ALBUMS,SINGLES, MUSIC VIDEO, DIGITAL TRACKS – IN MILLIONS)
|UNITS SOLD||2006||2005||% Chg.|
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There are a lot of businesses that would love to see those numbers - and they aren't whining, and wining and dining Ministers, MPs, and senior officials for extra strong interventionist windfall monopoly rights.
The digital track sales are particularly impressive.
Hat tip to Jon Newton.