When was the last time you actually bought a CD? While more people may be listening to music, but physical album sales will continue to decline. According
to The Wall Street Journal, record stores sales are projected to drop 77.4%, 2016, which means that the future of local music shops and large national chains
are looking pretty grim.
Total Bankruptcy, a company that analyzes trends in the digital music revolution, shows the correlation between free music found online and the drop in album sales using the infographic below: