Digital music sales on a crescendo | CNET News.com: "Looking at the entire sales picture--comprising physical albums, digital albums and digital tracks--overall sales to date this year have gained about one-tenth of a percentage point over the first six months of '05.
A total of 270.6 million physical albums were sold domestically through the end of June, representing a drop of 12 million units from last year's six-month total of 282.6 million.
Digital albums improved by 8.2 million units, with 14.7 million units sold since January compared with 6.4 million units in the first half of 2005. Digital tracks gained by 122 million units; 281 million tracks were sold in the first six months of the year versus 158 million in the same period last year."
tags: trends packaged payload distribution mature