Newswire: Discogs says it sold 6.6 million records last year, 4000 of which were Rumours

Discogs, the crowdsourced site favored by record collectors across the world, has released its data for 2015 in a new report. The report details various trends in music, such as a breakdown of new releases by month in 2015, as well as the buying and collecting habits of its users, which rose by 31 percent last year. Of the 6.6 million units sold on Discogs in 2015, 5.4 million of those were vinyl records, an increase of 31 percent from the year prior. CDs also had a banner year, marking the biggest increase in sales on the site by 38 percent.

Since Discogs allows users to catalog what records they own, it’s able to show what records turn up most often in the homes of people who have dedicated their lives to collecting pieces of plastic. The two records that sold the most in 2015 were no …

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