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New study reveals the most popular vinyl albums on Discogs

Pink Floyd and Daft Punk were among some of the online marketplace's favourites

  • Becky Buckle
  • 22 April 2022
New study reveals the most popular vinyl albums on Discogs

A study by money.co.uk has created a list of the top most popular vinyl albums on Discogs with Pink Floyd on the top spot and Daft Punk making second.

The data shows that Pink Floyd’s vinyl album ‘Wish You Were Here’ scored a 9.06/10 and is estimated that 22,802 people own the album.

Pink Floyd feature on the top 14 list five times with ‘The Wall’ and ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’ reaching the top five.

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Second on the list is Daft Punk’s double album ‘Random Access Memories’ which gained 8.63/10 rating and sees 51,000 people own the record through Discogs.

Check out the full list below.

  1. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (LP)
  2. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories (2xLP, 180)
  3. Pink Floyd - The Wall (2xLP, San)
  4. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon (LP, RE, RM, 180)
  5. Michael Jackson - Thriller (LP, Pit)
  6. The Beatles - Abbey Road (LP) & The Beatles - Let It Be (LP, Win)
  7. David Bowie - The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (LP, RE, RM, RP, 180)
  8. The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour (LP, Los)
  9. Nirvana - Nevermind (LP, RE, 180)
  10. Queen - A Night At The Opera (LP, Emb)
  11. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.d City (2xLP, Dlx)
  12. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon (LP, Gat)
  13. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (LP, RE, RM, 180)
  14. Radiohead - In Rainbows (LP, 180)

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As well as this, the ten most popular artists on Discogs of all time has been revealed in the study that shows that The Beatles are at the top with over 3 million people on Discogs owning a copy of their albums.

  1. The Beatles
  2. Pink Floyd
  3. David Bowie
  4. Led Zeppelin
  5. Queen
  6. The Rolling Stones
  7. Nirvana
  8. The Smiths
  9. AC/DC
  10. Elvis Preseley

Becky Buckle is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter

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