Billboard’s Download Chart

Wow, a chart that reflects the reality of what real people really want to hear? This could be something… [Blogcritics]

Billboard says that Apple, the most aggressive player in this market so far, is selling an average of 500,000 tracks a week. If that’s true, and it takes just 1,500 sales to be No. 1, then the variety of tracks that people are downloading must be extremely broad—particularly compared with, say, the variety of tracks that make up a typical Top 40 station’s play list

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