First-Half 2005 Music Industry Sales

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*Sales consist of sales to retailers, manufacturer-direct sales, and special-market sales.

Dollar figures for physical media assume products are sold at suggested retail.

**Includes DualDisc

***Includes CD, cassette, vinyl LP/EP, Music Video, SACD, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio

+CD single and vinyl single

++Dollar sales based on estimated retail of 99 cents per track and $9.99 per album.

Source: Recording Industry Association ofAmerica(RIAA),


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