iTunes Store Tops Three Billion Songs
Music fans have now downloaded and purchased more than three billion songs from the iTunes Store, and “we’d like to thank all of our customers who have contributed to this incredible milestone,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s vice president of iTunes. The world’s most popular online music, TV, and movie store, iTunes features a catalog of more than five million songs, 550 TV shows, and 500 movies, and it recently surpassed both Amazon and Target to become the third largest music retailer in the US. [Jul 31, 2007="2007"]
On 10 January, 2007 Apple confirmed the iTunes Store had sold more than two billion songs. Three months later (9 April, 2007) it confirmed that two and a half billion songs had been sold.
In the three months since April, Apple has sold another half billion songs, Apple confirmed today.