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iTunes Music Store tops 300 million songs sold

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By LC Angell

Contributing Editor
Published: Wednesday, March 2, 2005
News Categories: iTunes

Apple today announced that more than 300 million songs have been purchased and downloaded from the iTunes Music Store since it launched. The company also said that the benefit single “Across the Universe,” available exclusively on the iTMS, debuted at No. 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, making it the most successful exclusive digital track ever in its first week of release.

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Interesting that the curve looks pretty steady, not jumping up much for big releases like iTMS PC and iTMS Europe—just continuing the same (rapid!) increase. I’d have expected a few “stair steps” big enough to see—like the 12/28/03 dot being much higher for instance.

Looks like the growth has been steady and not driven by unique “events” as much.

Posted by Nagromme on March 2, 2005 at 10:59 AM (PDT)

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Does this include such things as the Pepsi giveaway?

Posted by Demosthenes on March 2, 2005 at 6:45 PM (PDT)

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