Last year Apple announced that one billion downloads of programs in the App Store was reached. Now it’s time for another milestone, soon have iTunes store sold 10 billion songs.

Apple managed to revolutionize the music industry when the their Music Store was launched in 2003.

It offered better prices and you could quickly and easily download album after album. The purchase of digital music increased exponentially and the success continued with television shows and movies (which unfortunately still only available in a few countries).

2006 the store reached one billion downloaded songs. And now they will soon reach 10 billion songs. iTunes celebrate this with organizing a contest where one person can win an iTunes gift card worth $ 10 000.