Digital music sales climbed 5% in 2010

Digital music sales have increased this year by the end of November, with only 5% or about 95 million pieces from the previous year, as consumers used more and more sites like YouTube or turned to online radio stations to listen to your favorite music, according to Reuters.

Album sales increased 12%, while purchases of individual songs were up about 0.1%. Among the best-selling albums or songs from this year include those of the Beatles, who have recently become available in the Apple store dedicated.
In seven days, 144,000 albums and 1.4 million pieces were purchased through iTunes, according to data analysis company Nielsen SoundScan. As sales of music CDs, they continued their decline. Sales of CDs fell by 47 million units the previous year.

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