Most Popular Vinyl Records in Maryland

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Audiophiles across America have turned to a 20th century method to listen to their favorite music artists more and more of late. The humble vinyl record player is coming of age again, leading many residents of Maryland to flock to their local record store to haul in their favorite albums.

The most popular vinyl records to own in the Old Line State appear to be “Utopia” by Travis Scott, “1989 (Taylor’s Version)” and “Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)” by Taylor Swift, which follows a trend seen in many other U.S. states.

With April 20 being Record Store Day and the continued rise in popularity of records, – your source for Maryland sports betting - utilized Google Trends to find the vinyl record that was searched the most in each state over the last 12 months.

Maryland’s Most-Searched Vinyl Records

1 UTOPIATravis Scott
2 1989 (Taylor’s Version)Taylor Swift
3 Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)Taylor Swift


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Where Maryland’s Top Albums Rank Nationally

In total, Maryland and five other states (Connecticut, Illinois, New York, North Carolina and Texas) picked Travis Scott’s 2023 album as their top choice, which put the Texas rapper in fourth place, behind “Guts” by Olivia Rodrigo (10 states), “Stick Season” by Noah Kahan (nine states), “1989 (Taylor’s Version)” by Taylor Swift and “Cowboy Carter” by Beyonce (eight states each).

Maryland’s third-place record - “Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)” by Taylor Swift - finished as the top pick in two states (Oregon and Utah), ranking as the third most popular Swift album, behind “1989” and “Folklore.” 

Rounding out the list of America’s favorite vinyl records to own were The Beatles’ “Abbey Road”, “Reputation” by Taylor Swift, “K-12” by Melanie Martinez and “Barbie Album,” which were the top pick in one state apiece. is focused on Maryland sports betting apps but also occasionally looks into stories of cultural interest such as this.
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Christopher Boan writes for and has been covering sports and sports betting for more than seven years, with experience at, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.2021-08-02

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