In an article today, USA Today reports that year-on-year downloaded music sales have doubled from 134.2 million in 2004 to 332.7 million in 2005 (even though 2005 is not yet over). Furthermore, the article reports that traditional CD sales are down about 8% in the same time period. Here’s something interesting from the article:
Full-album downloads are counted under album sales along with other formats. Most digital downloads reflect single-track purchases.