How Much Is an Album Worth in 2020: $3.49? $77? $1,000? Maybe $0
It depends who’s selling. As some artists release records that feel like footnotes to bigger businesses, others double down on their value.
New York Times Music
The market prices for records used to be essentially consistent. Now the album is valued on a sliding scale — for people using streaming services, access to an album is (or feels) free; the most dedicated put their money where their fandom is.