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Digitial sales buoyed overall music purchases in '07

Posted on: 01/04/2008

From the New York Times online: “Album sales in the United States plunged 9.5% last year from 2006, as the recording industry had another weak year despite a 45% surge in the sale of digital tracks, according to figures released Thursday…

“The number of digital tracks sold, meanwhile, jumped 45 %, to 844.2 million, compared with 588.2 million in 2006,…

“Overall music purchases, including albums, singles, digital tracks and music videos, rose to 1.35 billion units, up 14% from 2006.”

Read the entire article at the New York Times online.



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