Vinyl is under 3% of total music sales but it’s the 9th year in a row that vinyl sales have increased. 2016 was the first time in 25 years that vinyl sold more than 3 Million copies.

Looking at the list you’ll notice a lot UK bands and artists that are no longer with us…

So what was your favorite vinyl purchase of the year? Did you purchase any of the top 40 sellers?

1 BLACKSTAR DAVID BOWIE
2 BACK TO BLACK AMY WINEHOUSE
3 GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY AWESOME MIX 1 OST
4 A MOON SHAPED POOL RADIOHEAD
5 RUMOURS FLEETWOOD MAC
6 THE STONE ROSES STONE ROSES
7 LEGEND BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS
8 SGT PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND BEATLES
9 PURPLE RAIN – OST PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION
10 NEVERMIND NIRVANA
11 I LIKE IT WHEN YOU SLEEP FOR YOU ARE SO 1975
12 THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST DAVID BOWIE
13 25 ADELE
14 PULP FICTION OST
15 AM ARCTIC MONKEYS
16 THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON PINK FLOYD
17 HUNKY DORY DAVID BOWIE
18 THE QUEEN IS DEAD SMITHS
19 HOTEL CALIFORNIA EAGLES
20 EVERYTHING YOU’VE COME TO EXPECT LAST SHADOW PUPPETS
21 UNPLUGGED IN NEW YORK NIRVANA
22 WHAT’S THE STORY MORNING GLORY OASIS
23 HATFUL OF HOLLOW SMITHS
24 FOUR SYMBOLS LED ZEPPELIN
25 NOTHING HAS CHANGED – THE VERY BEST OF DAVID BOWIE
26 ABBEY ROAD BEATLES
27 APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION GUNS N’ ROSES
28 CHANGESONEBOWIE DAVID BOWIE
29 BLUE & LONESOME ROLLING STONES
30 ELLIPSIS BIFFY CLYRO
31 THE WONDER OF YOU ELVIS PRESLEY
32 A HEAD FULL OF DREAMS COLDPLAY
33 STAR WARS – EPISODE 4 – A NEW HOPE – OST
34 THE RIDE CATFISH & THE BOTTLEMEN
35 ALL OVER THE WORLD – THE VERY BEST OF ELO
36 WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM THAT’S WHAT I’M ARCTIC MONKEYS
37 SKELETON TREE NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS
38 GREATEST HITS FOO FIGHTERS
39 GREATEST HITS FLEETWOOD MAC
40 LONDON CALLING CLASH

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