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Digital sales lead music growth in '07


WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. Digital music is proving to be the way of the future. According to the latest figures released by Nielsen SoundScan, both digital track sales and digital album sales have soared in 2007.

Nielsen SoundScan reported that digital track sales for the 52-week period between Jan. 1, 2007 and Dec. 30, 2007 rose by 45% and digital album sales for the same period were up 53%.  These numbers helped boost overall music sales for the period, which gained 14% in the past year.

The overall music growth was offset, however, by total album sales, which fell by 15%.

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