2021 Saw CD Sales Climb for the First Time Since 2004

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2021 Saw CD Sales , Climb for the First Time , Since 2004.
'Billboard' reports that compact disc sales rose from
40.16 million units in 2020 to 40.59 million in 2021.
It's the first time that has happened in 17 years. .
Complex reports that the jump in CD sales was driven by several big releases by top-selling artists. .
Adele released her album, '30,'
which sold 898,000 CDs in 2021. .
Adele released her album, '30,'
which sold 898,000 CDs in 2021. .
Adele released her album, '30,'
which sold 898,000 CDs in 2021. .
Taylor Swift reissued her projects, 'Fearless' and 'Red,' which respectively sold 263,000 and 237,000 CDs. .
Taylor Swift reissued her projects, 'Fearless' and 'Red,' which respectively sold 263,000 and 237,000 CDs. .
Complex points out that BTS, Carrie Underwood
and Olivia Rodrigo also released some
of the top-selling CD albums of 2021. .
Complex points out that BTS, Carrie Underwood
and Olivia Rodrigo also released some
of the top-selling CD albums of 2021. .
Complex points out that BTS, Carrie Underwood
and Olivia Rodrigo also released some
of the top-selling CD albums of 2021. .
BTS' 'Map of the Soul: 7' sold 210,000 copies on CD, while their 'Be' album sold another 187,000 copies. .
Underwood released 'My Savior,'
which sold 217,000 CDs. .
Rodrigo's album, 'Sour,' sold 195,000 copies. .
'Billboard' points out that Adele, Swift and BTS accounted for 7.1% of all CD sales in 2021. .
'Billboard' points out that Adele, Swift and BTS accounted for 7.1% of all CD sales in 2021. .
'Billboard' points out that Adele, Swift and BTS accounted for 7.1% of all CD sales in 2021. .
According to 'Billboard,' the increase in physical sales could be attributed to perks offered by artists. .
CD packaging and art, exclusive tracks,
as well as collectibles like tees, photo cards
and posters all helped boost sales. .
CD packaging and art, exclusive tracks,
as well as collectibles like tees, photo cards
and posters all helped boost sales.