[b]Sales of digital music surpassed those of CDs in 2011[/b]

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Sales of digital music surpassed those of CDs in 2011

Digital downloads accounted for more music sales than CDs and other physical media for the first time last year, according to Nielsen and Billboard's 2011 Music Industry Report. Digital track sales increased 8.5%, while physical sales fell 5%. InternetRetailer.com (1/6)

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Re: [b]Sales of digital music surpassed those of CDs in 2011[/b]
« Reply #1 on: 16 Jan 2012, 09:02 pm »
Sadly 99.9% of that was lossy files.

Marius

Re: [b]Sales of digital music surpassed those of CDs in 2011[/b]
« Reply #2 on: 18 Jan 2012, 08:13 pm »
this is what Andrew Everard writes in Gramophone magazine:
CD is far from obsolete , down but not out.



hope you can read it, I can not copy text from within the Zinio-app, had to make a screen dump.

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