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iTunes Music Store - More than 25 Million Songs Downloaded

“Apple today announced that music fans have purchased and downloaded more than 25 million songs from Apple’s iTunes Music Store since it launched in April 2003. The 25 millionth song, purchased last Friday afternoon, was “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” by Frank Sinatra.”

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1

This is super, and way beyond other services I’m sure.  But…

...we have a long way to go to get to SJ’s goal of 100 Million by the end of April next year, even with 3 months of the Pepsi promotion.  (Feb, Mar, Apr).

Posted by Jerrod H. in TX on December 15, 2003 at 8:43 AM (CST)

2

Yep. But I think they is a little ironic with this goal since they set it to one millions song forst. Then 10 million and now 100 million. Don’t think that they are actully counting on it.

Posted by moppe in Sweden on December 15, 2003 at 10:16 AM (CST)

3

Not sure you understand the goal history.

They wanted like 1M in the first week, but got it in 3.5 days.  They wanted 10M in the first 4 months, but got it in 2.  The goals have deadlines… they aren’t just arbitrary numbers.  That would be dumb indeed.

Posted by azdude_15gb on December 15, 2003 at 10:22 AM (CST)

4

At about 1.5 million songs per week, iTMS is on pace to sell 55 million songs (current total plus 30 million in the next 4 months and one week) by the end of April. That assumes flat sales, does not include the Pepsi promotion, and does not include any sales in Japan - since we don’t have a hard date in ‘04 for iTMS sales to be available there.

Posted by Atomic Bomb on December 15, 2003 at 10:40 AM (CST)

5

and it also doesn’t include all the people getting ipods for christmas that will begin to use the service…

Posted by also on December 15, 2003 at 10:52 AM (CST)

6

...True. Nor does that include the folks receiving the more than $1 million of iTMS gift certificates sold so far who may be turned on to iTMS for the first time as a result of receiving those certs.

Posted by Atomic Bomb on December 15, 2003 at 11:19 AM (CST)

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