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image from lawprofessors.typepad.comAccording the A2iM, The American Association For Independent Music, Billboard and SoundScan stats show that independent labels grabbed 32.6% of U.S. album sales in 2012.  As in 2011, indie labels outpaced each of the major label groups grabbing the #1 sales spot followed by Universal, Sony, Warner Music and EMI respectively. This chart breaks sales down by label group:

image from a2im.orgBillboard chart via A2IM