This week’s US classical top-seller is…Uncategorized
A clear win for Joyce DiDonato, but only 371 units sold.
In second place, surprisingly, is Leon Fleisher’s 85th birthday album.
This is Uchida’s Mozart concertos from Cleveland.
Our use of Nielsen Soundscan data has been challenged as being non-comprehensive by a long-retired EMI commercial exec on an esoteric blog. The old fellow may have a point, but Nielsen remains the best guide to US sales, the standard across the industry. Until we have reliable data for paid streaming and downloads, it’s the best judge of the market.
And Slipped Disc is your only immediate source to the stats.