Online sales are seen growing more than tenfold to 3.9 billion euros ($4.70 billion) in 2011 from 279 million euros ($335.17 million) in 2006.
The total music sales market will grow to nearly 11 billion euros ($13.21 billion) by 2011, up from less than 9.5 billion euros ($11.41 billion) now, as the new sales channels will boost demand.
A shift to online music will mean more sales of single tracks, as opposed to whole albums. Mobile technology firms, as well as services companies like mBlox and NewVisions have recently announced innovations in online music.
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