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Genre Album Sales, 2004–2007

(in thousands)

From alternative to rap, find album sales by genre below.

  2007 2006 2005 2004
Alternative 88,604 109,672 120,797 132,487
Christian/Gospel 34,017 39,715 39,211 42,653
Classical 18,044 19,447 15,875 18,686
Country 62,696 74,886 75,327 77,912
Jazz 14,047 15,720 17,139 18,794
Latin 31,853 37,774 35,907 31,903
Metal 52,951 61,557 64,473 75,278
New Age 3,210 3,412 4,412 4,794
R&B 95,555 117,005 143,392 162,234
Rap 41,662 59,534 75,062 81,418
Soundtrack 24,570 27,177 22,849 27,367
Source: Nielsen SoundScan.

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