Digital Music Sales Slow In 2010

Digital Music Sales Slow In 2010

Digital Music Sales Slow In 2010
Global revenue from digital music sales increased 6 percent to $4.6 billion in 2010, down from a 12 percent increase in 2009, and the overall recorded music market decreased approximately 9 percent in trade value, according to IFPI's "Digital Music Report 2011." While digital revenue accounted for 29 percent of the global music industry's total revenue in 2010, the report estimates approximately 95 percent of all global downloads were via illegal services. Ke$ha's "TiK ToK" was the top-selling digital single in 2010, selling 12.8 million units worldwide, followed by Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" (9.7 million) and Eminem's "Love The Way You Lie" featuring Rihanna (9.3 million). (1/20)

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