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Old 04-08-2009, 10:30 PM
Jason Dunn
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Default Amazon And Other Online Music Stores Raise Prices...Or Have They?

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.gottabemobile.com/2009/04/08/amazon-walmart-and-others-up-digital-music-prices/' target='_blank'>http://www.gottabemobile.com/2009/0...l-music-prices/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"You kind of knew it wasn't going to last and that this would happen. The day after iTunes put its price increase into effect (some songs for as high as $1.29, some as low as $.69), the other big online music retailers followed suit. Amazon, Wal-Mart, Lala, and Rhapsody, have now raised their prices as well. All but Walmart now list prices for hot selling and new stuff at $1.29 per song. Walmart is at $1.24...Somewhere some music industry execs are smiling and smoking cigars over this."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com//dht/auto/1239221332.usr1.png" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></p><p>I don't mean to contradict my friends over at GottaBeMobile.com, but I figured I'd check out Amazon before I posted this story - and in the <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/dmusic/digital-music-track/ref=pd_ts_th_more?pf_rd_p=473288431&amp;pf_rd_s=center-4&amp;pf_rd_t=101&amp;pf_rd_i=163856011&amp;pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&amp;pf_rd_r=03XTXNJW2DDTCH7TE7EW" target="_blank">listing of top-selling MP3s</a>, you have to go down to #24 before you see a track for $1.29. In the top 100 songs, only nine of them are more expensive than 99 cents. I also checked the Zune store, and most songs are still 79 points with a handful being 99 points. So hopefully this isn't as wide-spread as the post over at GottaBeMobile would suggest...I gues over the next few weeks we'll see.</p>
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