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iTunes Music Store sells one billionth song

imageApple’s iTunes Music Store, which launched in April 2003, sold its one billionth song at approximately 12:40 a.m. ET on Thursday.

Apple launched its billion song countdown contest earlier this month. The grand prize winner who downloaded the billionth song will receive a 20-inch iMac, 10 60GB iPods, and a $10,000 iTunes gift card. In addition, Apple said it will create a full-ride scholarship in the winner’s name to a world-renowned music school.

 

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Comments

1

i’m dying to find out who it is!!!

Posted by Johnny on February 23, 2006 at 12:44 AM (CST)

2

I hope it’s me! I hope it’s me!!!

Posted by Sean on February 23, 2006 at 12:46 AM (CST)

3

damnit..i better win.

Posted by Jesse on February 23, 2006 at 1:27 AM (CST)

4

Congratulations to all that won this promotional contest.

Posted by Oliver on February 23, 2006 at 2:51 AM (CST)

5

well it wasn’t me :-)

Posted by yinyang on February 23, 2006 at 7:19 AM (CST)

6

I’m certain not it. 10 iPods???

Posted by flatline response on February 23, 2006 at 7:33 AM (CST)

7

Ten iPods to hold 10,000$ worth of music.

Posted by Cecil on February 23, 2006 at 8:53 AM (CST)

8

Damn, that was quick!! 1,000,000,000 songs in under three years!!! 

I forgot about the contest completely and downloaded a bunch of stuff off iTunes a few days ago… should have waited till it got closer to the big number… still, I might have been a 100,000 song/nano winner… probably not though…  sigh…

Posted by Liam on February 23, 2006 at 8:54 AM (CST)

9

Holy s*@$! I want the scholarship!

Posted by Matt174e on February 23, 2006 at 9:52 AM (CST)

10

I wonder what you can do with a scholarship you have absolutely no use/interest in.

Posted by EM on February 23, 2006 at 10:00 AM (CST)

11

The scholarship is made in your name. You don’t get it.

Posted by WldKt in United States on February 23, 2006 at 10:12 AM (CST)

12

HOLY SHIT I WON!!!!!!!!!! THIS IS THE BEST DAY OF MY LIFE EVER, IVE NEVER WON ANYTHING BEFORE!!! Now to put it all up on eBay…

Posted by Dude on February 23, 2006 at 1:51 PM (CST)

13

lol well i guess he happy he got like 10 ipods, but it has no worth beacause everybody says the 6g ne ipod is comong this 28th so yourr ipod are gonna be worthless!.., how bad apple

Posted by kevipod on February 23, 2006 at 8:58 PM (CST)

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