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iTunes 3 billion songs purchased on a graph

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

It took a little less than a year to go from 1 billion to 2 billion songs sold on iTunes.  It took a little over six months to go from 2 billion to 3 billion songs sold.  Will we see 4 billion songs sold by the end of the year?

Date

Songs Purchased (millions)

Source

05/15/2003 1 Apple
06/23/2003 5 Apple
09/8/2003 10 Apple
12/15/2003 25 Apple
03/15/2004 50 Apple
07/12/2004 100 CNN
12/16/2004 200 Apple
07/18/2005 500 Apple
02/24/2006 1000 Apple
01/09/2007 2000 Apple
07/31/2007 3000 Apple

Analysis elsewhere:

graph created using NCES Create a Graph

Tags: Apple · Graphs · iTunes

iTunes 2 billion songs purchased on a graph

January 10th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Last February, I posted a graph showing the growth of the iTunes music store. Back then the big news was that Apple had sold their one billionth song. Lost in the shuffle of Steve Jobs’ huge announcements at MacWorld yesterday was the news that Apple recently sold their 2 billionth song on iTunes. That’s another billion songs in less than a year. So much for the recent speculation that iTunes sales are slowing. Here’s the updated graph…

Date

Songs Purchased (millions)

Source

05/15/2003 1 Apple
06/23/2003 5 Apple
09/8/2003 10 Apple
12/15/2003 25 Apple
03/15/2004 50 Apple
07/12/2004 100 CNN
12/16/2004 200 Apple
07/18/2005 500 Apple
02/24/2006 1000 Apple
01/09/2007 2000 Apple

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graph created using NCES Create a Graph

Tags: Apple · Digital Music · Graphs · iTunes · Tech News