German downloads 25 billionth song.
The song itself was “Monkey Drums” (Goksel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch. Phillip Lüpke, the downloader from Germany, will be rewarded a $10,000 iTunes gift card.
“We are grateful to our users whose passion for music over the past 10 years has made iTunes the number one music retailer in the world,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services.
“Averaging over 15,000 songs downloaded per minute, the iTunes Store connects music fans with their favorite artists, including global sensations like Adele and Coldplay and new artists like The Lumineers, on a scale we never imagined possible.”
iTunes is available in 119 countries, and packs more than 26 million songs.