Total Retail Sales in 2009 - US $24.2 billion
2008 - $18.927m
2009 - $l6.157m
2008 - $6.906m
2009 - $8.120m
2008 - $25.834m
2009 - $24.2 78m
400+ digigtal music services worldwide.
13+ songs songs available.
10 million consumers subscribed to a music service worldwide
95% of the music downloaded in 2008 is pirated.
30 billion songs were illegally downloaded from 2004 to 2009.
$17 - $40 billion worth of illegal music downloads.
Cloud music is using the cloud as a means of storage, streaming, downloading and sharing of music.
The 2 key features are the digitization of any physical media and seamless sync across devices.
For example, the CD album that I bought and ripped to my computer will be available in all devices without me having to transfer the files.
Recording Industry Association of America - Shipment dotobose 20V. International Federation of the Phonographic Industry- Recording In Numbers 2011.