Britain’s downloads up as album sales drop

Album sales continued to fall last year, despite being boosted by a growth in digital downloads, figures show.Statistics released by trade body the BPI showed overall album sales dropped by 3.5% in 2009 to 128.9 million, the fifth year in a row they have fallen.But the fall was eased by a 56.1% rise in album downloads to 16.1 million, now accounting for one in eight sold.
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