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How Vinyl Finally Beat CDs in 2020, by the Numbers

Hipsters’ favorite format outsold CDs for the first time in decades

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$232.1 million: That’s the total U.S. sales of vinyl records in the first half of 2020, which topped CD sales for the first time since the 1980s, according to CNN.