iTunes Music Store Downloads Top 25 Million Songs

(CelebrityAccess News Service) — Music fans have purchased and downloaded more than 25 million songs from Apple's iTunes Music Store since it launched in April 2003. The 25 millionth song, purchased on December 12, was "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" by Frank Sinatra. Also over $1 million of iTunes online gift certificates and allowances have been purchased since the features were added to the iTunes Music Store on October 16, 2003.

"With over 25 million songs purchased and downloaded to date, the iTunes Music Store is hands-down the most successful online music store," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "Music fans are buying and downloading almost 1.5 million songs per week from the iTunes Music Store, which is a rate of 75 million songs per year." –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen