Friday, 06 January 2006
Jerry Del Colliano
Disc sales slumped again in 2005 at a level of seven percent, according
to recently released reports from industry groups. Sales through the
week ending December 25, 2005 were at a little over 600,000,000 units,
down from a SoundScan number of nearly 651,000,000 from 2004.
Downloadable music boomed in 2005, increasing to 332 million tracks.
That is up from 134 million tracks in 2004.