Apple sells 25 billionth iTunes song

2013-02-06 19:33

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Los Angeles - The answer to the trivia question will be Monkey Drums (Goskel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch. That's the 25 billionth song purchased on iTunes.

Apple announced the sales milestone in a news release on Wednesday. The company says Phillip Lupke of Germany purchased and downloaded Buch's song and will receive an iTunes gift card worth €10 000.

It took the US company 12 years to reach the milestone. Customers download an average of 15 000 songs a minute on iTunes, which was launched in January 2001.

The digital retailer's catalogue is 26 million songs deep.

- AP
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