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:

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