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iTunes Music Store tops 250 million songs sold

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By LC Angell

Contributing Editor
Published: Monday, January 24, 2005
News Categories: iTunes

Apple today announced that more than 250 million songs have been purchased and downloaded from the iTunes Music Store since it launched. The company said that iTunes users are now downloading 1.25 million songs per day—an annual run rate of nearly 500 million songs per year.

“When we launched the iTunes Music Store we were hoping to sell a million songs in the first six months—now we’re selling over a million songs every day, and we’ve sold over a quarter billion songs in total,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “iTunes is leading the way into the digital music era and together with iPod is changing the way millions of music lovers find and enjoy their music.”

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Comments

1

that’s cool

Posted by M Bargo in Chicago, IL on January 24, 2005 at 2:58 PM (PDT)

2

i know i have bought my share

Posted by schaaking in Minneapolis on January 24, 2005 at 6:41 PM (PDT)

3

I’ve got 197 of those 250million.  All for a price of only $163.

Posted by dethbrakr in Tacoma, WA on January 26, 2005 at 5:41 AM (PDT)

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